University Of Cambridge

Children with rare genetic disorders more likely to be diagnosed with developmental, behavioural and mental health problems

A major study of children with intellectual disabilities has highlighted the additional challenges that they often face, including a much-increased likelihood of being diagnosed as autistic, as well as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other mental health difficulties. With the advent of rapid whole genome sequencing, children presenting with an intellectual disability or developmental […]

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