In a new study researchers from MIT used resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging to show for the first time that in adults who had been diagnosed with ADHD as children but no longer have it, a normal brain synchrony pattern is restored. The study findings were published in Brain.
This finding is quite intriguing,” said Francisco Xavier Castellanos, MD, the Brooke and Daniel Neidich Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at New York University’s Child Study Center. “If it can be confirmed, this pattern could become a target for potential modification to help patients learn to compensate for the disorder without changing their genetic makeup.”
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