Motor activity at age one year does not predict ADHD at seven years.

  title={Motor activity at age one year does not predict ADHD at seven years.},
  author={Paul C D Johnson and Boolang Ahamat and Alex McConnachie and Christine Puckering and Helen Marwick and Daniel Furnivall and Robbie Marwick and Christopher G Gillberg and Jon Heron and Philip Wilson},
  journal={International journal of methods in psychiatric research},
  volume={23 1},
We have examined the predictive utility of motor activity in infancy towards diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in later childhood. We conducted a nested case-control study using videos of infants in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). Sixty videos of children who received any Development and Well-being Assessment (DAWBA) psychiatric diagnosis at age 91 months (including 16 with ADHD) plus two controls per case were selected for data analysis… CONTINUE READING
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