Joseph A Sergeant

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How specific is a deficit of executive functioning for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Klinische Neuropsychologie, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 130:3-28. 2002
  2. pmc The influence of serotonin- and other genes on impulsive behavioral aggression and cognitive impulsivity in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Findings from a family-based association test (FBAT) analysis
    Robert D Oades
    Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 4:48. 2008
  3. pmc The impact of study design and diagnostic approach in a large multi-centre ADHD study: Part 2: Dimensional measures of psychopathology and intelligence
    Ueli C Muller
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 11:55. 2011
  4. pmc The impact of study design and diagnostic approach in a large multi-centre ADHD study. Part 1: ADHD symptom patterns
    Ueli C Muller
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 11:54. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Modeling attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a critical appraisal of the cognitive-energetic model
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1248-55. 2005
  6. pmc Eunethydis: a statement of the ethical principles governing the relationship between the European group for ADHD guidelines, and its members, with commercial for-profit organisations
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:737-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint ADHD and DCD: a relationship in need of research
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Mov Sci 25:76-89. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The top and the bottom of ADHD: a neuropsychological perspective
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Klinische Neuropsychologie, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 27:583-92. 2003
  9. pmc Inhibition, reinforcement sensitivity and temporal information processing in ADHD and ADHD+ODD: evidence of a separate entity?
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:1123-35. 2009
  10. pmc Comorbid problems in ADHD: degree of association, shared endophenotypes, and formation of distinct subtypes. Implications for a future DSM
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:793-804. 2009

Detail Information

Publications77

  1. ncbi request reprint How specific is a deficit of executive functioning for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Klinische Neuropsychologie, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 130:3-28. 2002
    ..However, future research will be needed to identify an EF deficit or profile, which is specific for these disorders...
  2. pmc The influence of serotonin- and other genes on impulsive behavioral aggression and cognitive impulsivity in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Findings from a family-based association test (FBAT) analysis
    Robert D Oades
    Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 4:48. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc The impact of study design and diagnostic approach in a large multi-centre ADHD study: Part 2: Dimensional measures of psychopathology and intelligence
    Ueli C Muller
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 11:55. 2011
    ..In particular, to investigate the influence of age, gender, family status (proband vs. sibling), informant, and centres on sample homogeneity in psychopathological measures...
  4. pmc The impact of study design and diagnostic approach in a large multi-centre ADHD study. Part 1: ADHD symptom patterns
    Ueli C Muller
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 11:54. 2011
    ..A particular focus was on the effects of the study design and the diagnostic procedure on the homogeneity of the sample in terms of symptom-based behavioural data, and potential consequences for further analyses based on these data...
  5. ncbi request reprint Modeling attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a critical appraisal of the cognitive-energetic model
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1248-55. 2005
    ..The CEM is a comprehensive model of ADHD but is not without limitations. In particular, further research is required to define more specifically the relationship between process dysfunction and state dysregulation in ADHD...
  6. pmc Eunethydis: a statement of the ethical principles governing the relationship between the European group for ADHD guidelines, and its members, with commercial for-profit organisations
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:737-9. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint ADHD and DCD: a relationship in need of research
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Mov Sci 25:76-89. 2006
    ..Suggestions are made for future research into the neuropsychological deficits associated with ADHD and DCD...
  8. ncbi request reprint The top and the bottom of ADHD: a neuropsychological perspective
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Klinische Neuropsychologie, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 27:583-92. 2003
    ..A widely distributed neural network involving frontal, basal ganglia, limbic and cerebellar loci seem implicated in ADHD...
  9. pmc Inhibition, reinforcement sensitivity and temporal information processing in ADHD and ADHD+ODD: evidence of a separate entity?
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:1123-35. 2009
    ..Taken together the findings suggest that, in terms of neurocognitive functioning, comorbid ADHD+ODD is a substantial different entity than ADHD-only...
  10. pmc Comorbid problems in ADHD: degree of association, shared endophenotypes, and formation of distinct subtypes. Implications for a future DSM
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:793-804. 2009
    ..No such results were found for oppositional defiant behaviors and anxiety. ADHD in co-occurrence with comorbid problems may not be best seen as a distinct subtype of ADHD, but further research is warranted...
  11. doi request reprint A review and analysis of the relationship between neuropsychological measures and DAT1 in ADHD
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:1536-46. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Impaired decision making in oppositional defiant disorder related to altered psychophysiological responses to reinforcement
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 68:337-44. 2010
    ..When making decisions, children with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) are thought to focus on reward and ignore penalty. This is suggested to be associated with a state of low psychophysiological arousal...
  13. pmc Neuropsychological endophenotype approach to genome-wide linkage analysis identifies susceptibility loci for ADHD on 2q21.1 and 13q12.11
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Hum Genet 83:99-105. 2008
    ..3 (LOD score: 2.878) overlapped with the region significantly linked to Motor Timing. Endophenotype approaches may increase power to detect susceptibility loci in ADHD and possibly in other complex disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Motor control in children with ADHD and non-affected siblings: deficits most pronounced using the left hand
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1071-9. 2007
    ..A fruitful area for the search for such endophenotypes may be motor control in children with ADHD, since the disorder is frequently accompanied by motor problems...
  15. doi request reprint Differential association between MAOA, ADHD and neuropsychological functioning in boys and girls
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:1524-30. 2008
    ..01). These findings suggest that the genetic and neuropsychological mechanisms underlying ADHD may be different in boys and girls and underline the importance of taking into account sex effects when studying ADHD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Stimulant treatment for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and risk of developing substance use disorder
    Annabeth P Groenman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 203:112-9. 2013
    ..Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is linked to increased risk for substance use disorders and nicotine dependence...
  17. ncbi request reprint ADHD subtypes: do they differ in their executive functioning profile?
    Hilde M Geurts
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:457-77. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the ADHD-C and ADHD-I subtypes did not differ from one another. Neuropsychological findings on the domains under study did not yield evidence for the distinctiveness of ADHD-C and ADHD-I subtypes...
  18. pmc Speed, variability, and timing of motor output in ADHD: which measures are useful for endophenotypic research?
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    Behav Genet 38:121-32. 2008
    ..The finding that deficits in motor timing run in ADHD-families suggests this to be a fruitful domain for further exploration in relation to the genetic underpinnings of ADHD...
  19. doi request reprint Comorbid anxiety and neurocognitive dysfunctions in children with ADHD
    J Monique Bloemsma
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 22:225-34. 2013
    ..This stresses the importance of including child self-reported anxiety assessments in clinical and research practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint Executive functioning in boys with ADHD: primarily an inhibition deficit?
    Anouk Scheres
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:569-94. 2004
    ..This calls into question the distinctiveness of the different forms of response inhibition...
  21. doi request reprint Does reward frequency or magnitude drive reinforcement-learning in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 168:222-9. 2009
    ..Children with ADHD as well as children with ASD displayed difficulties in stimulus-response coupling that were independent of motivational modulations. Possibly, these deficits are related to abnormal reinforcement expectancy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Are motor inhibition and cognitive flexibility dead ends in ADHD?
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:957-67. 2007
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Decision-making in ADHD: sensitive to frequency but blind to the magnitude of penalty?
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:712-22. 2008
    ..Decision-making and reinforcement sensitivity were investigated in 23 children with ADHD and 20 healthy controls using a gambling paradigm...
  24. pmc Neuropsychological measures probably facilitate heritability research of ADHD
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 23:579-91. 2008
    ..These findings suggest heritability research in ADHD will probably be facilitated by including neuropsychological measures...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adaptive control deficits in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): the role of error processing
    Catharina S Van Meel
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 151:211-20. 2007
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) dysfunction, leading to a failure to predict the likelihood that an error occurs in a given context...
  26. doi request reprint Differential effects of atomoxetine on executive functioning and lexical decision in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and reading disorder
    Christien G W de Jong
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 19:699-707. 2009
    ..In addition, the effects of atomoxetine were explored on lexical decision...
  27. doi request reprint Substance use disorders in adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a 4-year follow-up study
    Annabeth P Groenman
    VU University Amsterdam, Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Addiction 108:1503-11. 2013
    ..After a follow-up period (mean: 4.4 years) this subsample was re-assessed at a mean age of 16.4 years...
  28. doi request reprint RD, ADHD, and their comorbidity from a dual route perspective
    Christien G W de Jong
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Neuropsychol 18:467-86. 2012
    ..RD was dissociated from ADHD by being slower in both orthographical and phonological decision making that indicates unique deficits in RD on lexical and sublexical speed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Delta plots in the study of individual differences: new tools reveal response inhibition deficits in AD/Hd that are eliminated by methylphenidate treatment
    K Richard Ridderinkhof
    Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:197-215. 2005
    ..The beneficial effect of methylphenidate was clarified further after correcting for inter-individual variation in sensitivity to medicine dosage...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pragmatics fragmented: the factor structure of the Dutch children's communication checklist (CCC)
    Hilde M Geurts
    Department of Psychonomics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 44:549-74. 2009
    ..The deficits underlying the observed pragmatic difficulties may be different for different disorders...
  31. pmc How distinctive are ADHD and RD? Results of a double dissociation study
    Christien G W de Jong
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:1007-17. 2009
    ..The ADHD only group was specifically characterized by deficits in visuospatial working memory. Hence, no double dissociation between ADHD and RD was found on executive functioning and lexical decision...
  32. doi request reprint ERPs associated with monitoring and evaluation of monetary reward and punishment in children with ADHD
    Catharina S Van Meel
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:942-53. 2011
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Which executive functioning deficits are associated with AD/HD, ODD/CD and comorbid AD/HD+ODD/CD?
    Jaap Oosterlaan
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 33:69-85. 2005
    ..The presence of comorbid AD/HD accounts for the EF deficits in children with comorbid AD/HD+ODD/CD. These results suggest that EF deficits are unique to AD/HD and support the model proposed by R. A. Barkley (1997)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory performance, response speed, intraindividual variability, and response accuracy in ADHD
    Patrick de Zeeuw
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:808-16. 2008
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Interference control in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Rosa van Mourik
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:293-303. 2009
    ..Both groups showed reliable but equal degrees of interference on both tasks, suggesting that children with ADHD do not differ from normal controls in their ability to control interference in either modality...
  36. doi request reprint Auditory conflict processing in ADHD
    Rosa van Mourik
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:265-74. 2011
    ..Cognitive control is crucial to suppress interference resulting from conflicting information and can be measured by Stroop-like tasks. This study was conducted to gain insight into conflict processing in children with ADHD...
  37. doi request reprint White matter hyperintensities and working memory: an explorative study
    Joukje M Oosterman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:384-99. 2008
    ..Furthermore, a division between several white matter regions seems important; hyperintensities in the frontal deep white matter regions were the strongest predictor of working memory performance...
  38. ncbi request reprint When distraction is not distracting: a behavioral and ERP study on distraction in ADHD
    Rosa van Mourik
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1855-65. 2007
    ..Although an increased distractibility is one of the behavioral criteria of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), there is little empirical evidence that children with ADHD are in fact more distractible than their normal peers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on memory in elderly with mild cognitive impairment
    Marijn W Luijpen
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 158:349-57. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that TENS did not improve memory in a MCI population. Mechanisms that might underlie the absence of positive effects of the TENS treatment in a MCI population are discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Modulation of response timing in ADHD, effects of reinforcement valence and magnitude
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:445-56. 2008
    ..Underestimations of time may reflect more stable deficits in ADHD...
  41. ncbi request reprint Can the Children's Communication Checklist differentiate between children with autism, children with ADHD, and normal controls?
    Hilde M Geurts
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1437-53. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Effects of stop signal modality, stop signal intensity and tracking method on inhibitory performance as determined by use of the stop signal paradigm
    Menno van der Schoot
    Department of Special Education, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Psychol 46:331-41. 2005
    ..The method that was suggested compensates for inter-individual differences in primary task reaction speed by setting stop signal delays as proportions of the subjects' MRT...
  43. ncbi request reprint Timed executive functions and white matter in aging with and without cardiovascular risk factors
    Joukje M Oosterman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Neurosci 15:439-62. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that an important distinction exists between untimed and timed EF tests, and that this distinction should be taken into account when interpreting the results of such tests...
  44. ncbi request reprint Peripheral electrical stimulation in Alzheimer's disease
    Koene R A van Dijk
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 19:361-8. 2005
    ..The lack of treatment effects calls for reconsideration of electrical stimulation as a symptomatic treatment in AD...
  45. ncbi request reprint Motivational effects on motor timing in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Catharina S Van Meel
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:451-60. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Telling good from bad news: ADHD differentially affects processing of positive and negative feedback during guessing
    Catharina S Van Meel
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychologia 43:1946-54. 2005
    ..These results may further help understanding the neural basis of decision-making deficits in ADHD...
  47. ncbi request reprint Heart rate and reinforcement sensitivity in ADHD
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:890-8. 2007
    ..This study investigated heart rate parameters in response to feedback associated with reward and response cost in ADHD children and controls aged 8 to 12...
  48. pmc Relationship between endophenotype and phenotype in ADHD
    Nanda Nj Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Funct 4:4. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  49. ncbi request reprint Time reproduction in children with ADHD and their nonaffected siblings
    Nanda N J Rommelse
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:582-90. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether timing deficits are also measurable in adolescent children with ADHD and nonaffected siblings...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on self-efficacy and mood in elderly with mild cognitive impairment
    Marijn W Luijpen
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 18:166-75. 2004
    ..In contrast, the placebo group showed a considerable reduction in self-efficacy and an increase in depression. Limitations of the present study and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Low basal salivary cortisol is associated with teacher-reported symptoms of conduct disorder
    Jaap Oosterlaan
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 134:1-10. 2005
    ..The results support biologically based models of antisocial behavior in children that involve reduced autonomic activity...
  52. ncbi request reprint The impact of reinforcement contingencies on AD/HD: a review and theoretical appraisal
    Marjolein Luman
    Department of Neuropsychology, PI Research, Rijksstraatweg 145, P O Box 366, 1115 ZG Duivendrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:183-213. 2005
    ..Results show a discrepancy between the theoretical models and the behavioural findings...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on non-pain related cognitive and behavioural functioning
    Koene R A van Dijk
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Neurosci 13:257-70. 2002
    ..It is argued that arousal may underlie the beneficial influence of TENS in various conditions. Finally, suggestions are offered for future research...
  54. ncbi request reprint Fronto-central dysfunctions in reading disability depend on subtype: guessers but not spellers
    Menno van der Schoot
    Department of Special Education Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dev Neuropsychol 22:533-64. 2002
    ..It was suggested that there may be an association between guessers and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder children in that both clinical groups may suffer from the same type of deficits in executive functioning...
  55. ncbi request reprint Pain processing in dementia and its relation to neuropathology
    Erik J A Scherder
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet Neurol 2:677-86. 2003
    ..Future studies should combine data from experimental pain studies and neuropathological information for pain assessment in dementia...
  56. ncbi request reprint Pain assessment in patients with possible vascular dementia
    Erik J A Scherder
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry 66:133-45. 2003
    ..There was a tendency for an increase in scores on the CNPI in the VaD group. These results suggest that patients with possible VaD suffer more pain than healthy elderly without cognitive impairment...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric differences in stop task performance
    Menno van der Schoot
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 112:279-95. 2003
    ..Subjects are continuously alert for possible stop signals while discriminating between go stimuli. The stop task may be considered a typical activation task...
  58. ncbi request reprint How specific are executive functioning deficits in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism?
    Hilde M Geurts
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:836-54. 2004
    ..The objective of this study is to identify intact and deficient cognitive processes in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and children with high functioning autism (HFA)...
  59. ncbi request reprint The effect of methylphenidate on three forms of response inhibition in boys with AD/HD
    Anouk Scheres
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 31:105-20. 2003
    ..However, this linear relation was due to improved inhibitory control under MPH compared to placebo, because no effects of MPH dose were observed for any of the response inhibition measures...
  60. ncbi request reprint Non-pharmacological interventions in cognitively impaired and demented patients--a comparison with cholinesterase inhibitors
    Marijn W Luijpen
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Neurosci 14:343-68. 2003
    ..32) and by cholinesterase inhibitors (d' = 0.31) were of similar effect-size. Possible mechanisms underlying the non-pharmacological stimulation effects are discussed and suggestions offered for future research...
  61. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory control during sentence reading in dyslexic children
    Menno van der Schoot
    Department of Special Education, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Neuropsychol 10:173-88. 2004
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint The Stroop revisited: a meta-analysis of interference control in AD/HD
    Rosa van Mourik
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:150-65. 2005
    ..These moderating variables included: methods of calculating the interference score, comorbid reading and psychiatric disorders, AD/HD-subtypes, gender, age, intellectual functioning, medication, and sample size...
  63. ncbi request reprint Relationships between neuropsychological measures of executive function and behavioral measures of ADHD symptoms and comorbid behavior
    Solveig Jonsdottir
    Psychological Health Services, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:383-94. 2006
    ..As intelligence and language ability are important covariates they were also assessed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on cognition, behavior, and the rest-activity rhythm in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type
    Solveig Jonsdottir
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 18:212-21. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on cognition, behavior, and the rest-activity rhythm in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type (ADHD-CT)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Hyperactive night and day? Actigraphy studies in adult ADHD: a baseline comparison and the effect of methylphenidate
    A Marije Boonstra
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Psychiatry, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Sleep 30:433-42. 2007
    ..To investigate parameters of sleep, activity, and circadian rhythm, as well as the effects of methylphenidate on these variables, in adults with ADHD...
  66. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction and delay aversion in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: nosologic and diagnostic implications
    Edmund J S Sonuga-Barke
    School of Psychology, Institute for Disorder on Impulse and Attention, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 17:367-84, ix. 2008
    ....
  67. doi request reprint Contrasting deficits on executive functions between ADHD and reading disabled children
    Gian Marco Marzocchi
    Department of Psychology, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:543-52. 2008
    ..The object of this study was to analyze the executive functioning of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or reading disability (RD) independent of their non-executive deficits...
  68. ncbi request reprint Executive functioning in children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder: can we differentiate within the spectrum?
    Sylvie Verte
    Department of Psychology, Research Group Developmental Disorders, Ghent University, B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:351-72. 2006
    ..This study supports the view that executive dysfunctioning plays an important role in autism. The usefulness of a distinction between different PDD subtypes was not demonstrated...
  69. ncbi request reprint The relationship of working memory, inhibition, and response variability in child psychopathology
    Sylvie Verte
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Neurosci Methods 151:5-14. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the contribution of variation in processing speed on working memory and inhibition was investigated in these childhood psychopathologies...
  70. ncbi request reprint Executive functioning in adult ADHD: a meta-analytic review
    A Marije Boonstra
    Department of Psychology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 35:1097-108. 2005
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  71. ncbi request reprint Does methylphenidate improve inhibition and other cognitive abilities in adults with childhood-onset ADHD?
    A Marije Boonstra
    Department of Child Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:278-98. 2005
    ..Mph indeed ameliorates inhibition, which is the core problem of ADHD, and certain other cognitive abilities in adults with ADHD...
  72. ncbi request reprint The impact of specific language impairment on working memory in children with ADHD combined subtype
    Solveig Jonsdottir
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Landspitali University Hospital, Dalbraut 12, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:443-56. 2005
    ..The importance of screening for language disorders in studies of neuropsychological functioning in children with ADHD is emphasized...
  73. ncbi request reprint Executive functioning in children with autism and Tourette syndrome
    Sylvie Verte
    Research Group Developmental Disorders, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Dev Psychopathol 17:415-45. 2005
    ..The results suggest that for the comparison between HFA and TS groups, it is important to take into account comorbidity. A reevaluation of the EF hypothesis in children with TS is suggested...
  74. ncbi request reprint Colour perception in ADHD
    Tobias Banaschewski
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Gottingen, Germany
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:568-72. 2006
    ..However, the latter deficit was accounted for similarly by blue-yellow and red-green discrimination abilities. Blue-yellow colour perception problems in ADHD contribute to but do not fully explain the observed slowed colour naming...
  75. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of the relationship between four candidate genes and neurocognitive performance in adult ADHD
    A Marije Boonstra
    Department of Child Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:397-402. 2008
    ..Interestingly, the presence of the risk alleles in DRD4 and SLC6A3 was related to better cognitive performance. Our findings contribute to an improved understanding of the functional implications of risk genes for ADHD...
  76. ncbi request reprint Can the Children's Communication Checklist differentiate autism spectrum subtypes?
    Sylvie Verte
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Autism 10:266-87. 2006
    ..The findings support the autism spectrum concept based on severity of symptom impairment rather than distinct categories...
  77. ncbi request reprint Peripheral electrical nerve stimulation and rest-activity rhythm in Alzheimer's disease
    Koene R A van Dijk
    Department of Neurocognition, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 15:415-23. 2006
    ..In addition, the present post-hoc findings indicate that future studies on non-pharmacological interventions should take medication use into account...