Parental Age and Risk of ADHD

May 12, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags:

The Question: Does parental age influence the risk of a child having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? The Study: In this study from Finland, 10,409 children born between 1991 and 2005 were diagnosed with ADHD. They were matched with 39,125 control children without the diagnosis of ADHD. The ages of the parents of all the children were determined…

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