Journal article

Research Review: Language problems in children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - a systematic meta-analytic review

Hannah Korrel, Kathryn L Mueller, Tim Silk, Vicki Anderson, Emma Sciberras

JOURNAL OF CHILD PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY | WILEY | Published : 2017

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) appear to have a higher risk of language problems compared with typically developing children, although the types of language problems experienced are less clear. This review aims to establish the types of language problems experienced by children with ADHD according to systematically reviewed literature and determine the empirical evidence for language problems in children with ADHD compared with non-ADHD controls. METHODS: A standardized search protocol was used on databases: CINAHL, Medline, and PsychINFO. We identified studies with the following inclusion criteria: (a) confirmed ADHD status at the time of the study..

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Grants

Awarded by NHMRC Early Career Fellowship in Population Health


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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. H.K. was supported by the Australian Post-Graduate Award. E.S. position is funded by an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship in Population Health 1037159 (2012-2015) and an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship 1110688 (2016-19). The authors have declared that they have no competing or potential conflicts of interest.