Neuropeptide Y levels in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Hekim Bozkurt O., GÜNEY E., Goker Z., Senses Dinc G., Alisik M., Erel O., ...Daha Fazla

Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi, cilt.29, sa.1, 2018 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Dergi Adı: Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi


Objective: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in adolescence, however, the etiology has not been described. Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is one potential factor that may be involved in the etiology of ADHD. The goal of this study was to evaluate NPY levels in children with ADHD and compare the findings to healthy controls.