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Prematurity and ADHD in childhood: an observational register-based study in Catalonia

Author
Perapoch, J.; Vidal, R.; Gómez-Lumbreras, A.; Hermosilla, E.; Riera, L.; Cortes, J.; Céspedes, MC; Ramos, J.; Morros, R.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of attention disorders
Date of publication
2019-08-14
DOI
10.1177/1087054719864631
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/175661 Open in new window
URL
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1087054719864631 Open in new window
Abstract
Objective: To evaluate the association between prematurity (by the gestational week [gw]) and ADHD during childhood. Method: Observational, matched cohort study using data from children born in a tertiary-level hospital (Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Catalonia, Spain) during 1995-2007 and data from the Information System for the Development of Research in Primary Health Care (SIDIAP database, Catalonia, Spain). Results: Prevalence of ADHD increases as gestational age decreases, 12.7% ...
Citation
Perapoch, J. [et al.]. Prematurity and ADHD in childhood: an observational register-based study in Catalonia. "Journal of attention disorders", 14 Agost 2019.
Keywords
attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity, child, premature, psychotropic drugs
Group of research
GRBIO - Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Group

Participants

  • Perapoch, Josep  (author)
  • Vidal, Raquel  (author)
  • Gómez Lumbreras, Ainhoa  (author)
  • Hermosilla, Eduardo  (author)
  • Riera, Lidia  (author)
  • Cortes Martinez, Jordi  (author)
  • Céspedes, Maria Concepció  (author)
  • Ramos Quiroga, Josep Antoni  (author)
  • Morros Padrós, Rosa  (author)