ADHD and poor motor performance from a family genetic perspective.

  title={ADHD and poor motor performance from a family genetic perspective.},
  author={Ellen A. Fliers and Sita H. H. M. Vermeulen and Fr{\"u}hling Rijsdijk and Marieke E. Altink and Cathelijne J. M. Buschgens and Nanda N. J. Rommelse and Stephen V Faraone and Joseph A. Sergeant and Jan K. Buitelaar and Barbara Franke},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={48 1},
BACKGROUND Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is frequently accompanied by motor problems (MPs). We investigated a possible shared etiology between the two traits in the Dutch sample of the International Multicenter ADHD Genetics study comprising 275 children with ADHD and their affected or unaffected sibling and 146 unrelated control children. METHOD Exploratory data analysis and bivariate structural equation modeling were used to estimate the familiality of MP rated by parents… CONTINUE READING
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