Motor Proficiency in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Associations with Cognitive Skills and Symptom Severity

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ÇAK ESEN H. T. , Karaokur R., ATASAVUN UYSAL S., Artik A., YILDIZ KABAK V., Karakok B., ...More

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.29, no.2, pp.92-101, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5080/u22884
  • Title of Journal : TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.92-101


Objectives: Of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), 45-70% have motor skill problems, which can adversely affect social competence, peer relations, and academic skills. The aim of this study is to assess motor skills in school-aged children with ADHD, and to elucidate if there are any relationships between ADHD symptoms and cognitive function.