Lotta Borg Skoglund

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Research Epidemiology

Teenage Pregnancy & ADHD

Association of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder With Teenage Birth Among Women and Girls in Sweden

While Swedish youth clinics successfully have targeted risk of unplanned pregnancies in adolescents, young ADHD might not be reached by these interventions. We found that they had a 6 times higher risk of becoming teenage mothers compared with unaffected controls.

Published: 2019-10-02

JAMA Network Open

Oct 2019

Co-authors: Helena Kopp Kallner, Alkistis Skalkidou, Anna-Karin Wikström, Cecilia Lundin, Susanne Hesselman, Anna Wikman and Inger Sundström Poromaa