• Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder shares copy number variant risk with schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorder 

      Gudmundsson, Ólafur Ó.; Walters, Gudmundur Bragi; Ingason, Andrés; Johansson, Stefan; Zayats, Tetyana; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Sønderby, Ida Elken; Gustafsson, Omar; Nawaz, Muhammad Sulaman; Jónsson, Gudbjörn F.; Jónsson, Lina; Knappskog, Per; Ingvarsdóttir, Ester; Davidsdóttir, Katrin; Djurovic, Srdjan; Knudsen, Gun Peggy Strømstad; Askeland, Ragna Bugge; Haraldsdóttir, Gyda S.; Baldursson, Gísli; Magnússon, Páll; Sigurdsson, Engilbert; Gudbjartsson, Daníel Fannar; Stéfansson, Hreinn; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Haavik, Jan; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Stefánsson, Kári (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-17)
      Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly heritable common childhood-onset neurodevelopmental disorder. Some rare copy number variations (CNVs) affect multiple neurodevelopmental disorders such as ...
    • The autism birth cohort (ABC): A study of autism spectrum disorders in MoBa 

      Suren, Pål; Schjølberg, Synnve; Øyen, Anne-Siri; Lie, Kari Kveim; Hornig, Mady; Bresnahan, Michaeline; Bakke, Therese Wardenær; Roth, Christine; Alsaker, Elin Hilde Roti; Schreuder, Patricia; Stenberg, Nina; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Hirtz, Deborah; Susser, Ezra; Magnus, Per; Lipkin, Ian; Stoltenberg, Camilla (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Background: Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are characterized by persistent deficits in social communication and interaction and restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests or activities. In most cases, the ...
    • Eating disorders, pregnancy, and the postpartum period: findings from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) 

      Watson, Hunna J.; Torgersen, Leila; Zerwas, Stephanie; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Knoph, Cecilie; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Siega-Riz, Anna Maria; Von Holle, Ann; Hamer, Robert M.; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Ferguson, Elizabeth H.; Haugen, Margaretha; Magnus, Per; Kuhns, Rebecca; Bulik, Cynthia M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      This review summarizes studies on eating disorders in pregnancy and the postpartum period that have been conducted as part of the broader Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). Prior to the 2000s, empirical ...
    • Genome-wide analysis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Norway 

      Zayats, Tetyana; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Sønderby, Ida Elken; Djurovic, Srdjan; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Tamnes, Christian Krog; Fladby, Tormod; Aase, Heidi; Zeiner, Pål; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Knappskog, Per; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Johansson, Stefan; Haavik, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-04-13)
      Background Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly heritable neuropsychiatric condition, but it has been difficult to identify genes underlying this disorder. This study aimed to explore genetics of ...
    • Health problems account for a small part of the association between socioeconomic status and disability pension award. Results from the Hordaland Health Study 

      Østby, Kristian Amundsen; Ørstavik, Ragnhild E.; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Mykletun, Arnstein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-01-06)
      Background: Low socioeconomic status is a known risk factor for disability pension, and is also associated with health problems. To what degree health problems can explain the increased risk of disability pension award ...
    • Identification of Genetic Loci Shared Between Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Intelligence, and Educational Attainment 

      O`Connell, Kevin; Shadrin, Alexey A.; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Bahrami, Shahram; Frei, Oleksandr; Bettella, Francesco; Krull, Florian; Fan, Chun C.; Askeland, Ragna Bugge; Knudsen, Gun Peggy Strømstad; Halmøy, Anne; Steen, Nils Eiel; Ueland, Torill; Walters, Bragi; Davíðsdóttir, Katrín; Haraldsdóttir, Gyda S.; Guðmundsson, Ólafur; Stefansson, Hreinn; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Haavik, Jan; Dale, Anders M.; Stefánsson, Kári; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is consistently associated with lower levels of educational attainment. A recent large genome-wide association study identified ...
    • Identification of genetic overlap and novel risk loci for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and bipolar disorder 

      O`Connell, Kevin; Shadrin, Alexey A.; Bahrami, Shahram; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Bettella, Francesco; Frei, Oleksandr; Krull, Florian; Askeland, Ragna Bugge; Walters, Bragi; Davíðsdóttir, Katrín; Haraldsdóttir, Gyða; Guðmundsson, Ólafur; Stefánsson, Hreinn; Fan, Chun C.; Steen, Nils Eiel; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Dale, Anders; Stefánsson, Kári; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Differential diagnosis between childhood onset attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and bipolar disorder (BD) remains a challenge, mainly due to overlapping symptoms and high rates of comorbidity. Despite this, ...
    • Impact of Pre-Pregnancy BMI on B Vitamin and Inflammatory Status in Early Pregnancy: An Observational Cohort Study 

      Monsen, Anne Lise Bjørke; Ulvik, Arve; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Midttun, Øivind; Roth, Christine; Magnus, Per; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Vollset, Stein Emil; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Ueland, Per Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-11-30)
      Maternal nutrition and inflammation have been suggested as mediators in the development of various adverse pregnancy outcomes associated with maternal obesity. We have investigated the relation between pre-pregnancy BMI, ...
    • Maternal alcohol use during pregnancy and offspring attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a prospective sibling control study 

      Eilertsen, Espen Moen; Gjerde, Line C.; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Røysamb, Espen; Kendler, Kenneth S; Ystrøm, Eivind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-10)
      Background: Maternal alcohol use during pregnancy has repeatedly been associated with development of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the offspring. It is, however not known whether this reflects a direct ...
    • Maternal and offspring genetic risk score analyses of fetal alcohol exposure and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder risk in offspring 

      Haan, Elis; Sallis, Hannah M.; Ystrøm, Eivind; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Munafo, Marcus R.; Havdahl, Alexandra; Zuccolo, Luisa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Studies investigating the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on childhood attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms using conventional observational designs have reported inconsistent findings, ...
    • Maternal fever during pregnancy and offspring attention deficit hyperactivity disorder 

      Gustavson, Kristin; Ask, Helga; Ystrøm, Eivind; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Lipkin, W. Ian; Suren, Pål; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Magnus, Per; Knudsen, Gun Peggy S.; Eilertsen, Espen Moen; Bresnahan, Michaeline; Aase, Heidi; Mjaaland, Siri; Susser, Ezra S.; Hornig, Mady; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-02)
      Maternal fever during pregnancy is associated with several adverse child outcomes. We investigated associations between maternal fever and ADHD among offspring, as well as the sub-dimensions of ADHD - inattention and ...
    • Novel loci associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are revealed by leveraging polygenic overlap with educational attainment 

      Shadrin, Alexey A.; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Zayats, Tetyana; Schork, Andrew J; Frei, Oleksandr; Bettella, Francesco; Witoelar, Aree; Li, Wen; Eriksen, Jon Alm; Krull, Florian; Djurovic, Srdjan; Faraone, Stephen V.; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Thompson, Wesley K; Johansson, Stefan; Haavik, Jan; Dale, Anders; Wang, Yunpeng; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-02)
      Objective Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common and highly heritable psychiatric condition. By exploiting the reported relationship between ADHD and educational attainment (EA), we aimed to improve ...
    • Prenatal fever and autism risk 

      Hornig, Mady; Bresnahan, M; Che, X; Schultz, A F; Ukaigwe, J E; Eddy, M L; Hirtz, Deborah; Gunnes, Nina; Lie, Kari Kveim; Magnus, Per; Mjaaland, Siri; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Schjølberg, Synnve; Øyen, Anne-Siri; Levin, B; Susser, Ezra; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Lipkin, W I (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Some studies suggest that prenatal infection increases risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). This study was undertaken in a prospective cohort in Norway to examine whether we could find evidence to support an association ...
    • Prevalence and stability of mental disorders among young adults: Findings from a longitudinal study 

      Gustavson, Kristin; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Nesvåg, Ragnar; Knudsen, Gun Peggy S.; Vollset, Stein Emil; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-03-12)
      Background: Mental disorders often have onset early in life, contribute substantially to the global disease burden, and may interfere with young people’s ability to complete age-relevant tasks in important developmental ...
    • Sensitivity and specificity of early screening for autism 

      Suren, Pål; Havdahl, Alexandra; Bresnahan, Michaeline; Hirtz, Deborah; Hornig, Mady; Lord, Catherine; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Schjølberg, Synnve; Øyen, Anne-Siri; Magnus, Per; Susser, Ezra; Lipkin, W. Ian; Stoltenberg, Camilla (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: Early identification and diagnosis is beneficial for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Universal early screening is recommended by many experts, but disputed because evidence is limited, and sensitivity ...
    • Sleep Duration and Nocturnal Awakenings in Infants Born with Gestational Risk 

      Hysing, Mari; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Markestad, Trond; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Sivertsen, Børge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective: Infants born with gestation-related risks (low birth weight (LBW), small for gestational age (SGA), and prematurely born infants) are faced with a cascade of developmental issues. The aim of this study was to ...
    • Sleep problems and depressive symptoms in toddlers and 8-year-old children: A longitudinal study 

      Sivertsen, Børge; Harvey, Allison G.; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Ystrøm, Eivind; Hysing, Mari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Sleep and depression are interlinked throughout the lifespan, but very few studies have examined the directionality of the sleep–depression link in children. The aim of the current study was to prospectively examine the ...