ADHD in international adoptees: a national cohort study

@article{Lindblad2009ADHDII,
  title={ADHD in international adoptees: a national cohort study},
  author={Frank I E Lindblad and Gunilla Ringb{\"a}ck Weitoft and Anders Hjern},
  journal={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={37-44}
}
Several investigators have reported an increased frequency of attention/hyperactivity symptoms in international adoptees, though population-based studies are lacking. In this national cohort study, we aimed to determine the prevalence of ADHD medication in international adoptees in Sweden, in comparison to the general population. A further purpose was to study gender, age at adoption and region of origin as predictors of ADHD medication in international adoptees. The study population consisted… CONTINUE READING