Assessing aetiological overlap between child and adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms in an extended family design

CONCLUSIONS: Our findings provide genetically sensitive evidence that ADHD symptoms in adulthood share a common genetic architecture with symptoms of ADHD and four comorbid disorders at age 8 years. These findings suggest that in the majority of cases, ADHD symptoms in adulthood are not aetiologically distinct from in childhood.


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