Neuropsychological endophenotypes in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a review of genetic association studies

  title={Neuropsychological endophenotypes in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a review of genetic association studies},
  author={Oussama Kebir and Ridha Joober},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  • O. KebirR. Joober
  • Published 16 March 2011
  • Psychology, Biology
  • European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience
As a relatively large body of research has been published up to now, it may be informative to explore whether the use of endophenotypes has produced consistent findings in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We reviewed the results of genetic studies investigating associations between putative susceptibility genes for ADHD and neuropsychological traits relevant for this disorder. A PubMed database search identified 47 studies. Most of them (n = 36) examined a single candidate gene… 

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