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Genetic linkage of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder on chromosome 16p13, in a region implicated in autism.

Abstract:

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder in childhood and likely represents an extreme of normal behavior. ADHD significantly impacts learning in school-age children and leads to impaired functioning throughout the life span. There is strong evidence for a genetic etiology of the disorder, although putative alleles, principally in dopamine-related pathways suggested by candidate-gene studies, have very small effect sizes. We use affect...

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10.1086/342732

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Journal:
American journal of human genetics
Volume:
71
Issue:
4
Pages:
959-963
Publication date:
2002-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6605
ISSN:
0002-9297
URN:
uuid:9616debe-9441-4a52-8e56-bfba6a08532c
Source identifiers:
38422
Local pid:
pubs:38422

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