Corpus callosum may be similar in children with ADHD and siblings of children with ADHD.

@article{Overmeyer2000CorpusCM,
  title={Corpus callosum may be similar in children with ADHD and siblings of children with ADHD.},
  author={Stephan Overmeyer and Amanda Simmons and Jatrana Santosh and Chris Andrew and S. C. Williams and A. Taylor and Wei Chen and Eric Taylor},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={8-13}
}
No previous studies have used morphological neuroimaging to compare children with ADHD with siblings of children with ADHD. To test the hypothesis that the total size of the corpus callosum is altered in children with hyperkinetic disorder, the corpus callosum was outlined from a single midline protondensity weighted slice (containing the septum pellucidum). Fifteen boys with a refined phenotype of ADHD (mean age 10.2 years) and 15 healthy male siblings of children with ADHD (mean age 10.6… CONTINUE READING

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