Psychiatric Disorders in Children Linked to Celiac Disease

 ADHD in the News 2017-05-11

Children with celiac disease are at a 1.4-fold increased risk for psychiatric disorders, according to a new Swedish study. Agnieszka Butwicka, MD, PhD, of... Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues assessed the risk of childhood psychiatric disorders (any psychiatric disorder; psychotic, mood, anxiety, and eating disorders; psychoactive substance misuse; behavioral disorder; ADHD; ASD; and intellectual disability) in 10,903 children age 18 and younger and 12,710 of their siblings.