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Can we see ADHD in brain activity?
« on: 01/05/2013 09:30:06 »
Wayne Holmes asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Hi Chris,

At age 8 I was diagnosed with Minimal Brain Dysfunction - which we know now as ADHD. I have since passed the non-standard DRD4 gene on to my son who was diagnosed with ADHD last month.

We know that there is both a genetic and environmental element to ADHD. Apart from DNA testing, is there any work being done on determining if someone has ADHD by perhaps evaluating their brain activity?  

Best regards
Wayne

What do you think?
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