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Adopted Teens Face Higher Risk for ADHD

6 May 2008

By Michelle Trudeau

People have wondered for a long time whether children who were adopted in infancy are at increased risk for psychological problems. Now, the first study of its kind has found that most are psychologically healthy, though they're at "slightly increased risk" for behavioral problems such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or oppositional defiant disorder.

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Copyright 2008. Used with permission from NPR.

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