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Higher Teen Pregnancy Risk in Girls With ADHD

Key clinical point: The likelihood of teenage pregnancy is significantly higher in girls with ADHD than in those without.

Major finding: Women and girls with ADHD have a sixfold greater odds of teenage pregnancy than those without ADHD.

Study details: Swedish nationwide cohort study of 384,103 women and girls.

Disclosures: Three authors declared advisory board positions, grants, personal fees, and speakers’ fees from the pharmaceutical sector. No other conflicts of interest were declared.


Skoglund C et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Oct 2. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.12463