Karolinska Institute Sweden Research Shows Autism and ADHD Traits Overlap and Persist

Karolinska Institute researchers find that autism and ADHD are intrinsically linked based on comprehensive child research initiative. The Swedish-driven research produced data from nearly 7,000 twins—enabling investigators to identify approximately 50% of the overlap is associated to heritable factors and the other half environmental factors.

Lead Research/Investigator

Ralf Kuja-Halkola