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Children of mothers under the age of 20 are at greater risk of ADHD


According to a new South Australian study, younger mothers are more likely to have a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Children under the age of 20 have a higher risk of ADHD (Fotу: iStock) A study published in Scientific Reports investigated the genetic relationship between female reproductive traits and the most common йs especially women under the age of 20 are more likely to have children with ADHD.The kutatбshoz the Egyesьlt Kirбlysбg Biobankjбnak information is based vettйk genetic data from 220 685 nх vizsgбltбk, bringing the nхk цtfйle reproduktнv tulajdonsбgбval цsszefьggйsbe: the elsх szьlйs йletkorбval, йletkor the elsх sexually-orientated egyьttlйtkor, йletkor the elsх menstruбciу idejйn, йletkor to menopause йs the йlveszьlйsek szбma . We have investigated how these psychiatric disorders can be associated with these factors: ADHD, autism, comorbidities, depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Professor Hong Lee, associate professor, says their results can improve women's reproductive health. "Understanding the relationship between motherhood and ADHD in our youth can better educate and support affected families," the professor explained. In your opinion, we could inform young women that there is a higher risk of ADHD in children if the mother is under 20, They can also provide awareness about features such as impulsivity and inattentive behaviors that go with ADHD, so that they can be noticed in time if a child is affected. This is important, he says, because ADHD can be treated, but early diagnosis is the key to successful results. - It is important to understand that there is a clear genetic link between young mothers and children with ADHD, but this is not necessarily a causal relationship. ADHD is a congenital disease, so it must be borne in mind that the mother may have genes that have a greater influence on risk, said Lee. (VIA)Related links: