Association study of 10 genes encoding neurotrophic factors and their receptors in adult and child attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Ribass2008AssociationSO,
  title={Association study of 10 genes encoding neurotrophic factors and their receptors in adult and child attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Marta Ribas{\'e}s and Amaia Herv{\'a}s and Josep Antoni Ramos-Quiroga and Rosa Bosch and Anna Bielsa and Xavier Gastaminza and M{\`o}nica Fern{\'a}ndez-Anguiano and Mariana Lima Nogueira and N{\'u}ria G{\'o}mez-Barros and Sergi Valero and M{\'o}nica Gratac{\'o}s and Xavier Estivill and Miquel Casas and Bru Cormand and M{\'o}nica Bay{\'e}s},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 10},
  pages={935-45}
}
BACKGROUND Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood-onset psychiatric disorder that often persists into adolescence and adulthood and is characterized by inappropriate levels of inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity. Genetic and environmental factors are believed to be involved in the continuity of the disorder as well as in changes in ADHD symptomatology throughout life. Neurotrophic factors (NTFs), which participate in neuronal survival and synaptic… CONTINUE READING