Early exposure to IPV, depression may raise ADHD risk, study says

02/5/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Exposure to both intimate partner violence and parental depression before age 3 was linked to a greater risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to a study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Children whose parents had depressive symptoms also were more likely to be prescribed psychotropic drugs, researchers said.

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