Will Canu Ph.D

Dr Canu's interests include Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; Social adjustment and psychological disorders; Child clinical psychology; Adjustment and intervention in rural contexts

There are 15 included publications by Will Canu Ph.D:

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
ADHD Comorbidities: Handbook for ADHD Complications in Children and Adults 2010 1729 Book review
Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for College Students With ADHD: A Case Series Report 2015 879 Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is often diagnosed in childhood but persists into adulthood in many cases. Thisdisorder, which is defined by the core symptoms of IA and HI, is also associated with impairment in academic settings, inte...
Differences in heterosocial behavior and outcomes of ADHD-symptomatic subtypes in a college sample 2003 1286 The purpose of this study was to explore heterosocial relational outcomes in a college-aged sample showing symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Using questionnaires and a behavioral observation task, dating, sexual, and social...
An Experiential Learning Activity Demonstrating Normal and Phobic Anxiety 2008 4044 This article describes an activity for an undergraduate abnormal psychology course that used student-generated data to illustrate normal versus clinically significant anxiety responses related to specific phobias. Students (N = 37) viewed 14 images o...
Impact of Sluggish Cognitive Tempo and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms on Adults’ Quality of Life 2014 3313 The symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have been linked to dysfunction in numerous life domains for both children and adults. As such, it is likely that individuals with these and other related symptoms (e.g., sluggish cognit...
Parent-, Teacher-, and Self-Rated Motivational Styles in ADHD Subtypes 2002 1763 The motivational styles of 25 children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, combined type (ADHD/C), 13 children with ADHD, inattentive type (ADHD/IA), and 25 nondiagnosed controls (NC) were compared using parent, teacher, and self-ratings. ...
Perceived Stress and ADHD Symptoms in Adults 2015 452 Given that ADHD has been linked to dysfunction across development and in many life domains, it is likely that individuals experiencing these symptoms are at increased risk for experiencing stress. The current study examines the association between AD...
Perceived Stress and ADHD Symptoms in Adults 2012 4749 Objective: Given that ADHD has been linked to dysfunction across development and in many life domains, it is likely that individuals experiencing these symptoms are at increased risk for experiencing stress. The current study examines the association...
Potential Symptoms of ADHD for Emerging Adults 2009 1765 To identify potential diagnostic criteria for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in emerging adults using a combination of DSM-IV and Barkley, Murphy, and Fischer’s (2007) executive functioning (EF) items. Participants in ADHD and co...
Rejection Sensitivity and Social Outcomes of Young Adult Men with ADHD 2007 3308 Objective: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has been consistently linked to social maladjustment. This study investigated whether elevated rejection sensitivity (RS) could contribute to the relational problems that adults with ADHD enc...
Sex Differences in the Manifestation of ADHD in Emerging Adults 2012 1774 Objective: Given the mixed literature in the area, the aim of the current study was to determine whether sex differences exist in inattention, hyperactivity, and impairment in college adults with ADHD. Method: Individuals from three universities were...
Social Appraisal of Adult ADHD: Stigma and Influences of the Beholder’s Big Five Personality Traits 2008 3057 Objective: This study investigates social stigma associated with a diagnosis of ADHD in adulthood and whether Big Five personality traits predict appraisals of affected individuals. Method: A sample of 257 undergraduates rate the desirability of targ...
Stimulant Medication Use in College Students: Comparison of Appropriate Users, Misusers, and Nonusers 2013 428 While stimulant medication is commonly prescribed to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disor-der in children and adolescents (Merikangas, He, Rapoport, Vitiello, & Olfson, 2013; Zuvekas & Vitiello, 2012) and is considered an empirically supported...
Young adult romantic couples’ conflict resolution and satisfaction varies with partner’s Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder type 2013 1011 Attention-de?cit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has previously been associated with less satisfaction and success in romantic relationships. This study compares con?ict resolution and problem-solving behaviors in young adult romantic couples either ha...
Young adult romantic couples’ conflict resolution and satisfaction varies with partner’s Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder type 2013 1011 Attention-de?cit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has previously been associated with less satisfaction and success in romantic relationships. This study compares con?ict resolution and problem-solving behaviors in young adult romantic couples either ha...