Role of dopamine transporter genotype and maternal prenatal smoking in childhood hyperactive-impulsive, inattentive, and oppositional behaviors.

@article{Kahn2003RoleOD,
  title={Role of dopamine transporter genotype and maternal prenatal smoking in childhood hyperactive-impulsive, inattentive, and oppositional behaviors.},
  author={Robert S. Kahn and Jane Khoury and William C. Nichols and Bruce P Lanphear},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={143 1},
  pages={104-10}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the joint effects of a dopamine transporter (DAT) polymorphism and maternal prenatal smoking on childhood hyperactivity-impulsivity and inattentiveness. STUDY DESIGN A cohort of 161 children was followed prospectively from age 6 months to 60 months. Primary outcomes were the DSM-IV hyperactive-impulsive and inattentive scales of the Conners' Parent Rating Scale Revised-Long Version (CPRS R:L). A secondary outcome was the oppositional scale. Predictors included DAT… CONTINUE READING

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