Pediatric ADHD Study Shows Rare Genetic Mutation Underlies Condition in Some Patients | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – For many years, researchers specializing in neurodevelopmental disorders have been searching for the genetic causes underlying conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But such neuropsychiatric disorders have been hard to pin down — genes that are thought to be at least partially responsible for causing them have been discovered over the years, but so far, the research hasn't advanced far enough to be useful in creating new treatments for patients.

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