ADHD Genetic Link

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Genetic Link Liberty University December 1, 2013 Abstract Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) etymology and mode of transmission is unknown however it is continually researched. The genetic link of ADHD has been a subject of wide interest, which has lead many biologist and molecular genetics fields to research, attempts to develop models that would best explain the genetic link and ADHD. There are studies that show a genetic-linkage to ADHD with other syndromes such as Fragile X syndrome (FXS), neurofibromatosis 1, and tuberous sclerosis complex, Turner syndrome, DiGeorge syndrome and Klinefelter syndrome (Lo-Castro, D’Agati & Curatolo, 2011). These methods of studies include the family studies, the…show more content…
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