TITLE

Poverty, maltreatment and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

AUTHOR(S)
Webb, Elspeth
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2013, Vol. 98 Issue 6, p397
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) of children. It states that the disorder has adverse health, social and educational outcomes. It highlights the inattentive and hyperactive subtypes of ADHD. It discusses the genetic and epigenetic factors involved in ADHD including monioamine oxidase A (MAOA) and modification of DNA-binding proteins. It mentions the problems associated with diagnosis, management and research on the disorder.
ACCESSION #
87601519

 

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