The genetics of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults, a review

@inproceedings{franke2012TheGO,
  title={The genetics of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults, a review},
  author={barbara. franke and Stephen V Faraone and Philip Asherson and Jan K. Buitelaar and Claiton Henrique Dotto Bau and Josep Antoni Ramos-Quiroga and Eric O. Mick and Eug{\^e}nio Hor{\'a}cio Grevet and Stefan B. Johansson and Jan Haavik and K. Peter Lesch and Bru Cormand and A. Reif},
  booktitle={Molecular Psychiatry},
  year={2012}
}
The adult form of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (aADHD) has a prevalence of up to 5% and is the most severe long-term outcome of this common neurodevelopmental disorder. Family studies in clinical samples suggest an increased familial liability for aADHD compared with childhood ADHD (cADHD), whereas twin studies based on self-rated symptoms in adult population samples show moderate heritability estimates of 30–40%. However, using multiple sources of information, the heritability of… CONTINUE READING