hrp0097rfc14.2 | Late Breaking | ESPE2023

No Relationship Between Thyroid Function and ADHD – Results From a Nationwide Prospective Epidemiological Study and Mendelian Randomization

Hirtz Raphael , Grasemann Corinna , Dinkelbach Lars , Hinney Anke , Hebebrand Johannes , Peters Triinu

Introduction: Limited research has focused on the potential connection between thyroid function and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), particularly beyond prenatal effects. The few studies addressing children and adolescents have important methodological shortcomings, mainly when seeking to establish causality. To clarify this relationship, a combined epidemiological and genetic approach was adopted to overcome the methodological limitations of e...