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Selected Formative Assessment Question:
Describe the neurobiological pathways thought to play a role in symptoms associated with ADHD.

 

Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below.

  1. Shifting Focus: From Group Patterns to Individual Neurobiological Differences in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder – With anywhere from 6 to 18 symptoms, there are nearly as many ways to reach a diagnosis of ADHD as there are synapses in the brain! (Relax mathletes, we know 18 choose 6 is only 18,564 combinations. Hardly close to 10^15.) What’s really going on here that leads to such heterogeneous clinical pictures? This piece uses research from functional neuroimaging to break down the different brain pathways associated with various ADHD symptoms.
  2. Curious about the underlying brain circuits associated with ADHD symptoms? Check out our course, From Circuit to Symptom: Understanding the ADHD Brain, for a series of videos and other resources.

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