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Evidence-Based Dermatology: Research Commentary
Aug 2011

Atopic Dermatitis and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Is There an Association?

Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(8):967-970. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.200

Commentary on: Is atopic disease a risk factor for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder? a systematic reviewSchmitt J, Buske-Kirschbaum A, Roessner V Allergy. 2010;65(12):1506-24.

Question: Are people with atopic dermatitis (AD) more likely to have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?

Data Sources: Data were obtained from PubMed (to February 2010) and PsychINFO (to February 2010) with languages limited to English and German. Reference lists of retrieved studies and review articles were checked for additional studies.

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