Quand ? 26 juillet à 14h
Où ? Webinaire par Zoom
Oratrice: Professor Iris Manor, Senior Psychiatrist of children and adolescents, Director of ADHD clinic, Dan Petach-Tiqva, Geha MHC, Clalit, Associate professor, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel, Board member of the Israeli Society of ADHD, Board member of APSARD (The American Professional Society of ADHD And Related Sciences
Chairperson : Stephen V. Faraone, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry, Norton College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, New York, United States
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is Associated with Increased rates of Childhood Infectious Diseases: A Population-Based Case-Control Study
We investigated an association between ADHD and an increased risk for childhood infections in a population-based, case-control study including 18,756 children with ADHD and 37,512 matched controls. Children with ADHD had significantly higher rates of multi-systems infectious diseases, increased need for anti-infective agents, and physicians’ visits due to infections. We concluded that children with ADHD exhibit increased vulnerability to infectious diseases. Considering the high prevalence and chronicity of ADHD, these findings are a significant public health concern, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic.
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