How Do Prenatal Factors Impact ADHD?

Attention Magazine April 2019 - Living well with ADHD

This research update focuses on one overarching question: How do prenatal factors impact ADHD? The first study we discuss examined the impact of birthweight on ADHD in a meta-analysis. The second study examined the impact of maternal stress and psychosocial adversity on ADHD in a prospective cohort study. Birth weight and ADHD The first study…

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ADHD, Pregnancy, and Prenatal Risk

Our research update in this issue focuses on the effects of ADHD symptoms during pregnancy and questions about prenatal risk factors for ADHD. ADHD & PREGNANCY How do maternal ADHD symptoms impact daily life functioning during pregnancy? A large body of research has linked pregnancy with symptoms of anxiety and depression, and has also demonstrated…

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