The Relationship of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Two-Sample Mendelian Randomization and Population-Based Sibling Comparison Study

Published: August 23, 2022 – DOI:
Authored By:
Frank R. Wendt, Miguel Garcia-Argibay, Brenda Cabrera-Mendoza, Unnur A. Valdimarsdóttir, Joel Gelernter, Murray B. Stein, Michel G. Nivard, Adam X. Maihofer, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, Caroline M. Nievergelt, Henrik Larsson, Manuel Mattheisen, Renato Polimanti
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are associated, but it is unclear if this is a causal relationship or confounding. We used genetic analyses and sibling comparisons to clarify the direction of this relationship.
Published in:
Biological Psychiatry

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