ADHD

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Name the two types of ADHD symptoms
Inattention and Hyperactivity/Impulsivity
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How long do you have to have had symptoms for?
6 months
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How many places should the symptoms occur in
at least 2
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Faraone 1995: higher risk in which relatives
First and second order degree
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Faraone 1993: how many times more likely risk in siblings
3-5 X
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What is the concordance rate for ADHD in MZ twins (Bradley and Golden 2001)
50-80%
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What is the concordance rate for ADHD in DZ twins (Bradley and Golden 2001)
33%
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Name the four environmental risk factors
1. Alcohol and nicotine use 2. Low birth weight and premature birth 3. Obstretic complications 4. Exposure to lead at birth
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What G X E correlation did Windorst et al 2015 find?
maternal sensitivity only had a sig effect when children had the DRD47 repeat allele
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Which types of dopamine genes are involved in ADHD? Durston and Konrad 2007
5- DAT-1 and DRD4
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Durston and Konrad 2010- how many are linked to the serotinergic system
2
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