Impact of low birth weight on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

  title={Impact of low birth weight on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Eric O. Mick and Joseph Biederman and Jefferson Prince and Marianna J Fischer and Stephen V Faraone},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  volume={23 1},
The objective of the study was to evaluate an association between low birth weight (LBW) and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) attending to potential family-genetic and environmental confounders. We examined 252 ADHD cases (boys and girls) and 231 non-ADHD controls and their parents. All subjects were extensively assessed with structured diagnostic interviews, cognitive assessments, and structured interviews of prenatal, infancy, and delivery complications. ADHD cases were three… CONTINUE READING


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