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Jul 27, Is ADHD Genetic? A Look At The Research

Is ADHD genetic or caused by environmental factors? An ADHD researcher examines the evidence.

New data reveal extent of genetic overlap between major mental disorders

The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic …

New study claims ADHD 'has a genetic link'

<b>The first direct evidence of a genetic link to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder has been found, a study says.</b><p>Scientists from Cardiff University, writing in The Lancet, said the disorder was a brain problem like autism - not due to bad parenting.<p>They analysed stretches of DNA from 366 …

Can ADHD Be Genetic?

Attention-deficit disorder or ADHD is often diagnosed in children and it has various symptoms that are typically visible. This behavioral disorder …