Polygenic Risk Scores Forecast Some ADHD Symptoms

 ADHD in the News 2021-02-11

A team, led by Isabella Vainieri, Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London, used ADHD samples to develop polygenic risk scores for ADHD to test whether genetic variants that contribute to ADHD also influence attention regulation and response inhibition, cognitive functions that show strong associations with ADHD.