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Journal:   JOURNAL OF ISFAHAN MEDICAL SCHOOL (I.U.M.S)   FALL 2006 , Volume 24 , Number 82; Page(s) 61 To 66.
 
Paper: 

COMPARISON OF EXECUTIVE FUNCTION IN TOURETTE SYNDROME IN CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT ADHD

 
 
Author(s):  KARAHMADI M., SHAHRIVAR Z.
 
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Abstract: 

Introduction: Executive function defines as ability to maintain a suitable and gool directed condition for problem solving. The results of previous studies on Tourette syndrome (TS) were contradiction, but the impairment of visual-spatial performance, working memory and reaction time were shown. In children with Attention Defiat Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) impairment of set shifting, motor inhibition and planning are present. This study aimed to evaluate executive function in children and adolescent's with Tourette syndrome with and without attention deficit hyperactive disorder.

Methods: This descriptive-analytic (case-control) study was performed in children and adolescents presenting to the Psychiatry Clinic of Rozbeh Hospital during 1381-1383. By means of clinical psychiatric evaluation, K-SADS and DSM-IV criteria, 26 children and adolescents age 7-17 years diagnosed with ADHD with Tourette, and tourette were enrolled in the study. Also 15 healthy matched subjects were enrolled as a control group. In each group, Tower of London Test, and Yale and Conners Behavior Rating Scales were used.

Results: There isn't significant differences between tourette syndrome and' control group in field of move planning ad subsequent (P>0.05).But in group with combined ADHD and TS there is a significant differences (P=0.048, P=0.02, p=0.03).
Conclusions: Comparison of the, 3 groups showed impairment of attention, planning, and working memory impulsivity (executive function) in, children, and adolescents with Tourette and ADHD.
 
Keyword(s): EXECUTIVE FUNCTION, TOURETTE SYNDROME, ADHD
 
 
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KARAHMADI, M., & SHAHRIVAR, Z. (2006). COMPARISON OF EXECUTIVE FUNCTION IN TOURETTE SYNDROME IN CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT ADHD. JOURNAL OF ISFAHAN MEDICAL SCHOOL (I.U.M.S), 24(82), 61-66. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=103756



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KARAHMADI M., SHAHRIVAR Z.. COMPARISON OF EXECUTIVE FUNCTION IN TOURETTE SYNDROME IN CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT ADHD. JOURNAL OF ISFAHAN MEDICAL SCHOOL (I.U.M.S). 2006 [cited 2021May17];24(82):61-66. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=103756



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KARAHMADI, M., SHAHRIVAR, Z., 2006. COMPARISON OF EXECUTIVE FUNCTION IN TOURETTE SYNDROME IN CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT ADHD. JOURNAL OF ISFAHAN MEDICAL SCHOOL (I.U.M.S), [online] 24(82), pp.61-66. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=103756.



 
 
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