Maternal age at childbirth and risk for ADHD in offspring: a population-based cohort study.

@article{Chang2014MaternalAA,
  title={Maternal age at childbirth and risk for ADHD in offspring: a population-based cohort study.},
  author={Zheng Chang and Paul Lichtenstein and Brian M D'Onofrio and Catarina Almqvist and Ralf Kuja-Halkola and Arvid Sj{\"o}lander and Henrik O Larsson},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1815-24}
}
BACKGROUND Women who give birth at younger ages (e.g. teenage mothers) are more likely to have children who exhibit behaviour problems, such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, it is not clear whether young maternal age is causally associated with poor offspring outcomes or confounded by familial factors. METHODS The association between early maternal age at childbirth and offspring ADHD was studied using data from Swedish national registers. The sample included all… CONTINUE READING
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