adhd subtypes

Classifying ADHD subtypes and sex using multimodal data

ADHD subtypes are a controversial aspect of ADHD literature. Most subtypes classifications are based on behavioral and cognitive data but lack biomarkers. Using a multimodal dataset comprised of EEG data as well as self-reported symptoms and behavioral data, we tried to predict the DSM subtypes of each of our 96 participants. Since ADHD has been noted to present itself differently across sexes, we also tried to predict sex. At-rest eeg data and behavioral data proved to be poor predictors of the DSM subtypes. However, self-reported symptoms were a rich predictor of ADHD subtype. Additionally, predicting sex using EEG data yielded the highest decoding accuracies.

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