Overweight in Boys With ADHD Is Related to Candidate Genes and Not to Deficits in Cognitive Functions.


OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to assess the relationship of overweight, the polymorphisms of selected candidate genes, and deficits in the executive functions among children with ADHD. METHOD We examined 109 boys with ADHD aged between 7 and 17 years. The study indicated variants of 14 polymorphisms in eight candidate genes. We applied seven… (More)