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    Motivation deficit in ADHD is associated with dysfunction of the dopamine reward pathway
    with N. D. Volkow, G. J. Wang, J. H. Newcorn, S. H. Kollins, T. L. Wigal, F. Telang, J. S. Fowler, R. Z. Goldstein, N. Klein, C. Wong, and J. M. Swanson
    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is typically characterized as a disorder of inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity but there is increasing evidence of deficits in motivation. Using positron emission tomography, we showed decreased function in the brain dopamine reward pathway in adults with ADHD, which, we hypothesized, could underlie the motivation deficits in this disorder. To evaluate this hypothesis, we performed secondary analyses to assess the correlation between the PET measur…Read more