Effects of low birth weight, maternal smoking in pregnancy and social class on the phenotypic manifestation of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and associated antisocial behaviour: investigation in a clinical sample
- Relationship between antisocial behaviour, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and maternal prenatal smoking. Button, T. M. M.; Thapar, A.; McGuffin, P. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Aug2005, Vol. 187, p155
Background:There is substantial evidence that maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with both antisocial behaviour and symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring. However, it is not clear whether maternal smoking during pregnancy is...
- Butt out! Strote, Mary Ellen // Fit Pregnancy;Oct/Nov2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p40
This article focuses on the risks posed by cigarette smoking during pregnancy for babies. A woman who smokes during pregnancy can double her baby's risk of attention deficit disorder during childhood. Danish researchers found that when mothers smoked cigarettes while expecting, their offspring...
- Association between smoking and retrospectively reported attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in a large sample of new mothers. Willoughby, Michael T.; Kollins, Scott H.; McClernon, F. Joseph // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Mar2009, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p313
Introduction:: This study investigated the association between retrospectively reported attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms experienced during childhood and five cigarette smokingâ€“related outcomes in adulthood.
- ask the doctor. Phelps, Kerryn // Australian Women's Weekly;Nov2005, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p211
This article answers several questions about health. Causes of floppy baby syndrome include genetic, muscle or central nervous system problems. Meanwhile, advice for protecting the future health includes no smoking and drinking alcohol only in moderation. Moreover, women who smoke while they are...
- Synaptosomal-associated protein 25 (SNAP-25) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): evidence of linkage and association in the Irish population. Brophy, K.; Hawi, Z.; Kirley, A.; Fitzgerald, M.; Gill, M. // Molecular Psychiatry;2002, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p913
Several lines of evidence have suggested that ADHD is a polygenic disorder produced by the interaction of several genes each of a minor effect. Synaptosomal-associated protein 25 (SNAP-25) is a presynaptic plasma membrane protein which is expressed highly and specifically in the nerve cells. The...
- ASK THE DOCTOR. Fava, Maurizio // Mind, Mood & Memory;Apr2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p8
The article presents questions and answers related to medical concerns including if memory improves when on quits smoking, fibromuscular dysplasia, and if attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications increase cardiovascular disease risk.
- LETTERS. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p314
Comments on the research concerning tobacco smoking and substance dependencies. Criticism regarding patients' stimulant use with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); Contention over the relationship between stimulant treatment and adult smoking status; Interpretation of the rates of...
- Increased Depressive Symptoms in Female but Not Male Adolescents Born at Low Birth Weight in the Offspring of a National Cohort. Van Lieshout, Ryan J.; Boylan, Khrista // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Jul2010, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p422
Objectives: To test if being born at low birth weight (LBW; <2500 g) or being small for gestational age (SGA; <10th percentile for gestational age [GA]) are associated with increased levels of depressive symptoms in youth and, if so, when these first emerge, if the relation is sex-specific, and...
- Cell phones need a pregnant pause. // Filipino Post;3/29/2012, p5
The article offers information on using a cell phone during pregnancy affects the brain development of offspring and causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) after birth.