This June 11, 2014 post on the Medical Research and News: MedicalResearch.com blog talks about research being done that is showing that a single gene mutation could be a huge factor in why some people have ADHD and others don’t. there is speculation that the same gene effecting ADHD may be tied to Schizophrenia also, but more research is needed to better understand this link and what can be done to correct it.
- Research points to brain’s glutamate signaling in autism, ADHD, schizophrenia – Medical News Today (polygenicpathways.blogspot.com)
- Inside the adult ADHD brain: Differences between adults who have recovered, and those who have not (sciencedaily.com)
- Decoding how the brain miswires, possibly causing ADHD (sciencedaily.com)
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