Genetic basis of ADHD and autism spectrum disorder impacts on children’s school performance

 ADHD in the News 2024-06-06

[Excerpt] A study coordinated by the Vall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR), the Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute (IRSJD), within the SJD MIND Schools program, and the CIBER of Mental Health (CIBERSAM) has analyzed the impact of the genetic basis of these disorders on the mental health and academic outcomes of children and adolescents from 43 schools and high schools in Catalonia. The results have been published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.