Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy and ADHD: A Comprehensive Clinical and Neurocognitive Characterization

Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 04/26/2012

The results suggest that maternal smoking during pregnancy (MSDP) is associated with a more severe form of attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), characterized by more severe clinical manifestations and poorer neuropsychological performance. This phenotypic signature associated with MSDP may help to identify a more homogenous subgroup of children with ADHD.

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