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Biological Basis for Motivation Issues in ADHD?

By |2016-10-05T06:46:11-04:00February 10th, 2010|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , , |

Positron emission tomography (PET) scans were used to measure dopamine synaptic markers in adults with unmedicated ADHD and adults without ADHD. The study found that A reduction in dopamine synaptic markers associated with symptoms of inattention was shown in the dopamine reward pathway of participants with ADHD. (Volkow, et al., 2009). This means that for people [...]

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