Arthur D. Anastopoulos

He received his B.A. in Child Study at Tufts University and his M.A. in General/Experimental Psychology at Wake Forest University. As part of his Ph.D. training in Clinical Psychology at Purdue University, he completed his clinical internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Some of his research interests are as follows: Assessment and treatment of college students with ADHD, impact of ADHD on children and their families, diagnostic assessment of ADHD and its comorbid features, risk and protective factors affecting developmental course of ADHD, and gender and racial/ethnic differences in ADHD.

There are 53 included publications by Arthur D. Anastopoulos :

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Adapting an Emerging Empirically Supported Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adults With ADHD and Comorbid Complications an example of two case studies 2008 6 Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is commonly considered a disorder thataffects children and adolescents; however, follow-up studies of those diagnosed with ADHDindicate significant continuation and impairment into adulthood. For these ...
ADHD and Family Functioning 2009 53 Most of what is known about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and family functioning has been derived from studies that used children with ADHD as the starting point for their investigations. Such research has consistently reported that...
Adjustment to College in Students With ADHD 2008 76 Objective: To examine college adjustment in students reporting an ADHD diagnosis and the effect of medication treatment on students’ adjustment. Method: 1,648 first-semester freshmen attending a public and a private university completed a Web-based s...
Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Mother-adolescent interactions, family beliefs and conflicts, and maternal psychopathology. 1992 4241 A group of 83 adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were subdivided into those with ADHD alone (n = 27) and those with ADHD and oppositional defiant disorder (ADHD/ODD, n = 56). They were compared to each other and a commun...
Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Patterns of behavioral adjustment, academic functioning, and treatment utilization. 1991 8383 Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were compared with a control group on a comprehensive assessment battery. More ADHD teenagers had oppositional defiant disorder (68%) and conduct disorder (39%) and were rated as more i...
Angiogenic, neurotrophic, and inflammatory system SNPs moderate the association between birth weight and ADHD symptom severity 2014 805 Low birth weight is associated with increased risk for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); however, the etiological underpinnings of this relationship remain unclear. This study investigated if genetic variants in angiogenic, dopaminergi...
Anxiety Symptoms and Disorders in College Students With ADHD 2017 27 Objective: This study examined anxiety symptoms and disorders in college students with ADHD. Method: Forty six college students with ADHD and a matched group of students without ADHD participated. Participants completed self-report measures of anxiet...
Are negative automatic thoughts associated with ADHD in Adulthood? 2013 3937 Recent randomized controlled trials indicate that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is an efficacious treatment. Although treatments for adults with ADHD target negative automatic thoug...
Assessing ADHD symptomatic behaviors and functional impairment in school settings: Impact of student and teacher characteristics 2014 3032 The purpose of the present study was to examine (a) the teacher-reported prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and associated impairment in a nationally representative sample of children and adolescents and (b) the de...
Assessing culturally different students for AD/HD using behavior rating scales. 1998 5288 Behavior rating scales are commonly used in the assessment of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, there is little information available concerning the extent to which scales are valid with culturally different students. This stu...
An attribution training study with learning disabled children. 1985 1342 Based on the success of attribution training programs in alleviating learned helplessness and upon current research suggesting that some learning disabled children may be experiencing learned helplessness, it was the purpose of the present investigat...
The ATXN1 and TRIM31 genes are related to intelligence in an ADHD background: Evidence from a large collaborative study totaling 4,963 Subjects. 2011 1128 Intelligence is a highly heritable trait for which it has proven difficult to identify the actual genes. In the past decade, five whole-genome linkage scans have suggested genomic regions important to human intelligence; however, so far none of the r...
Biological factors in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 1988 27470 For a number of years, clinicians and researchers have recognized the existence of a subgrouping of children who exhibit chronic and pervasive signs of inattention, impulsivity, and physical restlessness, as well as deficiencies in rule-governed beha...
A Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and Mentoring Program for College Students With ADHD 2015 29 College students with ADHD are at increased risk for a number of functional impairments, the severity of which is of sufficient clinical significance to warrant intervention (DuPaul & Weyandt, 2009). Very little treatment research of this type has be...
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for College Students With ADHD: Temporal Stability of Improvements in Functioning Following Active Treatment 2020 70 Objective: This study examined the extent to which college students with ADHD continued to benefit from a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program beyond the active phase of treatment. Method: In successive cohorts over a 4-year period, a total of ...
A comparison of three family therapy programs for treating family conflicts in adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 1992 10585 Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD; American Psychiatric Association, 1987) is a relatively chronic developmental disorder of sustained attention, impulse control, and activity regulation that arises early in childhood and often persists ...
Development and Evaluation of the ADHD Cognitions Scale for Adults 2017 29 Objective: The clinical literature on ADHD in adults suggests that “overly positive” or optimistic cognitions may contribute to impairment and failure to use self-regulation skills in this population, yet the research literature on this topic is limi...
Development in the use and understanding of polite forms in children. 1982 6032 In two experiments, children's use and understanding of polite forms and the relationship these abilities share with an ability to adopt the perspective of another were examined. Development in the understanding of polite forms seemed best characteri...
Effects of postnatal parental smoking on parent and teacher ratings of ADHD and oppositional symptoms. 2009 935 To assess the effects of postnatal parental smoking on subsequent parent and teacher ratings of DSM-IV attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and oppositional behaviors in children diagnosed with ADHD and their siblings. Children be...
Emotion dysregulation and emotional impulsivity among adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Results of a preliminary study. 2012 4912 Recent reviews argue that emotion dysregulation is an important feature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and involves a failure to inhibit negative emotions that leads to negative affectively-driven impulsive behavior (i.e., emotion...
First- Year College Students with ADHD: Risk for and Correlates of Alcohol and Substance Use 2019 3 College students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher than average risk for alcohol and substance use; however, it is unclear whether having ADHD, either alone or in combination with other factors, increases this risk. F...
First-Year GPA and Academic Service Use Among College Students With and Without ADHD 2019 7 Objective: ADHD is a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder that typically results in persistent academic difficulties over time. Although most colleges offer support services, students often do not use the available services or those to which they are ...
Gender and ethnic differences in ADHD as assessed by behavior ratings. 2000 4387 Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood disorder. Research suggests that ADHD is 4 to 9 times more frequent in males than females, and the possibility of underidentification in females and overidentification in males has...
Genetic variants in SLC9A9 are associated with measures of Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in families. 2010 1035 Objective: A family was previously identified that cosegregates a pericentric inversion, inv(3)(p14 : q21), with an early-onset developmental condition, characterized by impulsive behavior and intellectual deficit. The inversion breakpoints lie withi...
The history and diagnosis of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 1994 2322 This paper briefly discusses the history of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) before proceeding to review and critique the recently published DSM-IV criteria for ADHD as well as the draft ICD-10 criteria proposed for its counterpart, th...
Impact of Child and Informant Gender on Parent and Teacher Ratings of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 2018 17 Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) rating scales typically provide normative tables arranged according to child age, child gender, and type of informant, which facilitates addressing the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Ma...
Impact of Study Skills and Parent Education on First-Year GPA Among College Students With and Without ADHD: A Moderated Mediation Model 2018 12 Objective: To test if the relationship between ADHD and academic achievement is mediated by service utilization and/or study skills, and if these mediation effects are moderated by parental education level. Method: A bootstrapping method within struc...
Isolating Metamemory Deficits in the Self-Regulated Learning of Adults With ADHD 2012 1497 ADHD in adulthood is associated with chronic academic impairments and problems with strategic memory encoding on standardized memory assessments, but little is known about self-regulated learning that might guide intervention. Objective: Examine the ...
Methylphenidate effects on children with ADHD: Self-report of symptoms, self-esteem, and side-effects. 1996 3819 Examined the effects of methylphenidate (MPH) on the self-report ratings of 24 children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Children provided ratings of ADHD symptoms, side-effects, and self-esteem in a double-blind, placebo-control...
The Misuse and Diversion of Prescribed ADHD Medications by College Students 2009 39 Objective: This study assesses the misuse and diversion of prescribed attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications. Method: One hundred fifteen students, attending two universities, with prescriptions for ADHD medications completed a W...
Motives and Perceived Consequences of Nonmedical ADHD Medication Use by College Students 2008 19 Objective: This study examines why college students without a prescription take ADHD medication, what they perceive the consequences of this to be, and whether attention problems are associated with this behavior. Method: More than 3,400 undergraduat...
Multi-Informant Assessment of ADHD Symptom-Related Impairments Among Children and Adolescents 2015 7 Existing methods of assessing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are limited because they do not examine impairments in relation to symptoms of ADHD. This study investigated parent and teacher ratings of multiple domains of impairment, a...
Multi-method assessment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: The diagnostic utility of clinic-based tests. 1992 4781 Investigated the utility of two clinic-based tests, the Matching Familiar Figures Test (MFFT; Kagan, 1966) and a version of the Continuous Performance Test (CPT; Gordon, 1983), in the assessment of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disord...
Neuropsychological Functioning in College Students With and Without ADHD 2017 24 Objective: Increasing numbers of students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are attending college; however, little empirical information is available concerning the functional impairment experienced by these students. Although prel...
Parent and teacher ratings of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms: Factor structure and normative data 2016 5 Comprehensive assessment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms includes parent and teacher questionnaires. The ADHD Rating Scale–5 was developed to incorporate changes for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder...
Parent ratings of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms: Factor structure and normative data. 1998 9390 Changes in the diagnostic criteria for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have necessitated the creation of new measures for clinical assessment. The factor structure of a parent rating scale containing the 18 symptoms of ADHD was examin...
Parent training for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Its impact on parent functioning. 1993 10616 This study examined changes in parent functioning resulting from parental participation in a behavioral parent training (PT) program specifically designed for school-aged children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Relative to wait...
Parenting stress among families of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 1992 12385 Prior research has shown that parenting stress levels can be quite high among families of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This study investigated the degree to which such stress was related not only to the child's ADHD,...
Predicting stability and change in toddler behavior problems: Contributions of maternal behavior and child gender. 2004 3646 This study examined the stability and continuity of early-identified behavior problems and the factors associated with this stability. Children and their mothers (N = 125) were seen when the children were 2 and 4 years of age. Maternal reports of chi...
The predictive validity of parent and teacher reports of ADHD symptoms. 1998 4418 The objectives were to evaluate the ability of the Inattention and Hyperactivity-Impulsivity factors of the ADHD Rating Scale-IV to differentiate children with ADHD from a control group and to discriminate children with different subtypes of ADHD. Al...
Predictors and Moderators of Quality of Life Among College Students With ADHD 2019 6 Objective: The current study examines (a) whether ADHD among college students is associated with differences in perceptions of quality of life (QoL); (b) the moderating roles of comorbidity, drug use, psychopharmacological treatment, and psychosocial...
Predictors and trajectories of educational functioning in college students with and without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 2018 3 College students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at greater risk than peers for impaired educational functioning; however, little is known regarding their longitudinal academic outcomes. This study examined: (a) differences b...
Rates and Patterns of Comorbidity Among First-Year College Students With ADHD 2016 10 The purpose of this study was to examine rates and patterns of non–attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (non-ADHD) psychiatric diagnoses among a large group of 1st-year college students with and without ADHD. A total of 443 participants, includin...
Regulatory Contributors to Children’s Kindergarten Achievement. 2003 7698 The present study sought to examine whether preschool children’s emotion regulation, problem behaviors, and kindergarten behavioral self-regulation in the classroom were predictors of kindergarten achievement scores. The children (N = 122, 47% male a...
Reliability and validity of parent and teacher ratings of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms. 1998 11491 The reliability and criterion-related validity of the Home and School versions of the AD/HD Rating Scale-IV were evaluated in a nonreferred sample of 71 students. Parent and teacher rat-ings were obtained 4 weeks apart at a time contemporaneous with ...
Self-Regulation of Emotion, Functional Impairment, and Comorbidity Among Children With AD/HD 2011 19 Objective: This study investigated the role of self-regulation of emotion in relation to functional impairment and comorbidity among children with and without AD/HD. Method: A total of 358 probands and their siblings participated in the study, with 7...
Self-Reported ADHD and Adjustment in College : Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Findings 2009 30 Objective: To examine the association between self-reported ADHD and college adjustment. Participants: Study 1 included nearly 3400 undergraduates attending a public and private university. Study 2 included 846 students who participated during freshm...
SNPs in Dopamine D2 Receptor Gene (DRD2) and Norepinephrine Transporter Gene (NET) Are Associated with Continuous Performance Task (CPT) Phenotypes in ADHD children and their families. 2008 505 Haplotype-tagging SNP analyses were conducted to identify molecular genetic substrates of quantitative phenotypes derived from performance on a Continuous Performance Task (CPT). Three hundred sixty-four individuals were sampled from 152 families asc...
Social group membership and risk-taking behaviors among college students with ADHD symptoms 2018 3 Young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms are more likely than their peers to engage in risk-taking behaviors, including harmful alcohol use, consumption of illicit drugs, and risky sexual behaviors. These behaviors b...
Stimulant medication and parent training therapies for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 1991 2672 The present article provides a brief overview of the clinical use of two of the most commonly used and effective therapies for Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children: stimulant medication treatment and training parents in child b...
Teacher ratings of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms: Factor structure and normative data. 1997 6822 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) involves the display of developmentally inappropriate levels of inattention, impulsivity, and overactivity resulting in functional impairment across two or more settings (American Psychiatric Associatio...
Using behavior rating scales for ADHD across ethnic groups: The IOWA Conners. 2001 7740 In this study we examined the normative and construct equivalence of the teacher IOWA Conners Rating Scale (IOWA) in a sample of 3,998 elementary school children (2,124 African American and 1,874 European American) ages 5 to 11 years in an urban scho...
The WISC-III Freedom From Distractibility factor: It’s utility in identifying children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 1994 11628 Factor analytic studies of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children—Revised (WISC–R; Wechsler, 1974) have consistently identified what is commonly known as the Freedom From Distractibility (FFD) factor, consisting of the Arithmetic, Digit Span, a...