Temperament and character profiles and the dopamine D4 receptor gene in ADHD.

TitleTemperament and character profiles and the dopamine D4 receptor gene in ADHD.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsLynn, DE, Lubke G, Yang M, McCracken JT, McGough JJ, Ishii J, Loo SK, Nelson SF, Smalley SL
JournalThe American journal of psychiatry
Volume162
Issue5
Pagination906-13
Date Published2005 May
ISSN0002-953X
KeywordsAdult, Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Character, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Exploratory Behavior, Female, Genetic Markers, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genetic Variation, Humans, Male, Pedigree, Personality Inventory, Polymorphism, Genetic, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Receptors, Dopamine D2, Receptors, Dopamine D4, Temperament
Abstract

This study was designed to investigate the link among attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, novelty-seeking temperament, and the 48-base pair (bp) dopamine D4 receptor (DRD4) gene variant.

DOI10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01024.x
Alternate JournalAm J Psychiatry

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