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Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy Increases Risk of ADHD among Offspring up to 3-fold

26.02.2019

The higher the cotinine levels were in the mother’s blood during pregnancy, the greater was the child’s risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life, showed an epidemiological study conducted by the Research Centre for Child Psychiatry at the University of Turku. Globally, it is the first study in which the connection between fetal nicotine exposure and diagnosis of ADHD was shown by measuring cotinine levels from pregnant maternal serum specimens.

Child psychiatry research day I: Epidemiological research

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12.2.2019 at 9.00 - 15.00
The Department of Child Psychiatry and the Research Centre for Child Psychiatry, University of Turku, organize a research day where the most recent research of epidemiology is presented. The event is aimed at graduate students and post docs in particular, and additionally anyone interested in doing...