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Essential fatty acid metabolism in boys with ADHD

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Studies | Comments Off on Essential fatty acid metabolism in boys with ADHD

Essential fatty acid metabolism in boys with ADHD   Laura J Stevens, Sydney S Zentall, John L Deck, Marcey L Abate, Bruce A Watkins, Steven R Lipp and John R Burgess   Abstract   Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the term used to describe children who are inattentive, impulsive, and hyperactive. The cause is unknown and is thought to be multifactonial. Based on the work of others, we hypothesized that some children with ADHD have altered fatty acid metabolism. The present study found that 53 subjects with ADHD had significantly lower concentrations...

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