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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - What Increases Your Risk

The greatest risk factor for ADHD is having an inherited tendency for the condition. Environmental factors, such as certain parenting methods, may influence how symptoms of ADHD are expressed. But they don't cause ADHD.

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    Last Updated: January 21, 2014
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