One of the complex neurological disorders is the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) known to be a lifetime disorder that develops during pre-school years and partially of fully manifesting throughout adulthood. This paper summarizes and critiques a peer reviewed article titled, Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and sluggish cognitive tempo dimensions in relation to executive functioning in adolescents with ADHD by Stephen P. Becker and Joshua M. Langberg (2013).
Becker and Langberg provide that there exists intricate ADHD dimensions which present very distinctive characteristics (2013). In this study, the focus is on Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT) symptoms as critical to pinpointing a specific ADHD dimension and by extension, investigating if SCT transcends ADHD symptoms. More specifically, the study purposed to assess ADHD dimensions relative to SCT symptoms with executive function measures being used as determining factors among adolescents suffering ADHD (Becker & Langberg, 2013). It aimed at furthering scope of prior works on the subject th