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Stress Disorders – Post-Traumatic

Association of the cannabinoid receptor gene (CNR1) with ADHD and post‐traumatic stress disorder.

By | Attention Deficit & Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Stress Disorders - Post-Traumatic

Authors: Ake T. Lu, Matthew N. Ogdie, Marjo‐Ritta Järvelin, Irma K. Moilanen, Sandra K. Loo, et al
American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 22 January 2008

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly heritable disorder affecting some 5-10% of children and 4-5% of adults. The cannabinoid receptor gene (CNR1) is a positional candidate gene due to its location near an identified ADHD linkage peak on chromosome 6, its…

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