Mild traumatic brain injury and ADHD: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis.

@article{Adeyemo2014MildTB,
  title={Mild traumatic brain injury and ADHD: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis.},
  author={Bamidele O. Adeyemo and Joseph Biederman and R. D. Zafonte and Elana Kagan and Thomas J. Spencer and Mai Uchida and Tara Kenworthy and Andrea E Spencer and Stephen V Faraone},
  journal={Journal of attention disorders},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={576-84}
}
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the association between mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and ADHD, which increases risk of injuries and accidents. METHOD We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies that examined the relationship between mTBI and ADHD. RESULTS Five studies, comprising 3,023 mTBI patients and 9,716 controls, fit our a priori inclusion and exclusion criteria. A meta-analysis found a significant association between ADHD and mTBI, which was significant when… CONTINUE READING

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