Childhood Epilepsy, Febrile Seizures, and Subsequent Risk of ADHD.

  title={Childhood Epilepsy, Febrile Seizures, and Subsequent Risk of ADHD.},
  author={Elin N{\ae}s Bertelsen and Janne Tidselbak Larsen and Liselotte Petersen and Jakob Christensen and S\oren Dalsgaard},
  volume={138 2}
OBJECTIVES Epilepsy, febrile seizures, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are disorders of the central nervous system and share common risk factors. Our goal was to examine the association in a nationwide cohort study with prospective follow-up and adjustment for selected confounders. We hypothesized that epilepsy and febrile seizures were associated with subsequent ADHD. METHODS A population-based cohort of all children born in Denmark from 1990 through 2007 was followed up… CONTINUE READING
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