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ADHD and risk of giving birth as teenagers

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: Data were used from about 384,000 girls and women in Sweden (including 6,410 with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) who gave birth for the first time between 2007-2014 to examine whether those with ADHD have an increased likelihood of giving birth as teenagers.

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Authors: Charlotte Skoglund, Ph.D., of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.12463)

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