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Driven to Distraction – ADHD in Adults

Lara Tucha
Lara Tucha

Lara Tucha

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was believed to be a childhood condition that was outgrown in adolescence. However, a growing body of research has demonstrated that the symptoms of the disorder persist into adulthood in 30 to 50 % of sufferers. In my research, I am focussing on the cognitive deficits of adults with ADHD and the effects of pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment strategies on these deficits. I am also interested in the development of methods to identify healthy people who simulate an ADHD in order to avoid work, obtain financial compensation, evade criminal prosecution or to obtain drugs.

Lara Tucha is working at the Department Clinical & Developmental Neuropsychology.

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