Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Study examines association between prenatal exposure to antiepileptic drugs and ADHD in children

(JAMA Network) This study examined whether prenatal exposure to valproate and other antiepileptic drugs was associated with increased risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. More than 913,000 children in Denmark were included in the observational study, and exposure to antiepileptic drugs was defined as pregnancies where mothers redeemed one or more prescriptions for the medications.