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Family and Twin Studies in Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adults
Twin and family studies in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) did result in the findings of a strong heritable component (60-80%) of this disorder in children and adolescents. Twin studies have not yet been performed in adults. In addition to increased rates of ADHD in parents and siblings of children with ADHD, family studies resulted in a high risk for ADHD in the offspring of parents with ADHD implying strong familial, i.e. genetic or environmental risk factors in the adultdoi:10.1159/000258448 fatcat:yeaxujkra5gtjemsjia2y4wwmy