We used magnetic resonance imaging to investigate brain gyrification patterns between 19 children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), 9 children with velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS), and 23 control children. We found that VCFS is associated with widespread decreases in gyrification. In ADHD, we found minor differences from control children. No evidence was found for common gyrification patterns between VCFS and ADHD children.

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Keywords Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Brain gyrification, Velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS)
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pscychresns.2013.12.002, hdl.handle.net/1765/65757
Journal Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging
Mous, S.E, Karatekin, C, Kao, C.Y, Gottesman, R.F, Posthuma, D, & White, T.J.H. (2014). Gyrification differences in children and adolescents with velocardiofacial syndrome and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A pilot study. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 221(2), 169–171. doi:10.1016/j.pscychresns.2013.12.002