GENETIC ETIOLOGY IN THE HYPERACTIVE CHILD SYNDROME: A Critical Review

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Abstract

This paper reviews and critically evaluates the available research that relates to the role of genetic factors in the hyperactive child syndrome. Despite the difficulty of separating the interaction of genetic and environmental factors, several potentially useful epidemiologic methodologies have been employed in efforts to establish genetic etiology in childhood hyperkinesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)145-150
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Volume50
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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