Professor Hinshaw and his research group have two primary research and clinical interests: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Stigmatization of Mental Illness. Professor Hinshaw has a longstanding research program investigating developmental mechanisms underlying ADHD and associated behavioral and emotional problems. His research program exemplifies several central tenets guiding the study of developmental psychopathology; namely (a) ascertaining continuities across, and discontinuities between, normal and atypical development; (b) examining the contribution of familial and peer relationships to normative and non-normative behavior; and (c) considering the interplay of psychobiological and psychosocial factors related to the causation and maintenance of disordered behavior patterns.
The currently funded study is BGALS, the fourth wave follow-up looking at the life-span developments of girls diagnosed with ADHD, who participated in summer camps as part of an extended study. If you would like to contact us about this study, please click here.