Antioxidant concentrations in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Ines Kathrin Weyand Universiteit Antwerpen
  • Harry Robberecht
  • Annelies Verlaet
  • Annelies Breynaert

Abstract

ADHD is one of the most prevalent neurodevelopmental disorder. Antioxidant concentrations are shifted in ADHD patients and antioxidant centred therapies appear to alleviate symptoms significantly1-8. This study aims to investigate antioxidant concentrations in children with ADHD of an Antwerp based population.
For the ADHD-cohort, concentrations of lipid-soluble antioxidants (a-tocopherol, g-tocopherol, retinylpalmitate, b-carotene, CoQ10 and retinol) (plasma, n = 12) and glutathione (erythrocytes, n = 4) were measured and consecutively compared to a cohort of non-ADHD children (n = 25-53). Additionally, differences in mean concentrations were compared to literature1,7,8.

How to Cite
WEYAND, Ines Kathrin et al. Antioxidant concentrations in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Student Undergraduate Research E-journal!, [S.l.], v. 4, nov. 2018. ISSN 2468-0443. Available at: <https://journals.library.tudelft.nl/index.php/sure/article/view/2807>. Date accessed: 14 dec. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.25609/sure.v4.2807.
Published
2018-11-09