A new study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors and reported on health.usnews.com has important implications for parents, educators and health professionals. It found that “among people who use illicit drugs ” those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) start using them one to two years earlier in their youth than those without the disorder.” On average, subjects with ADHD began using alcohol at 13, about 1.5 years before those without the disorder.
Students think Study Drugs Give Them a Harmless Boost: Guest Blogger Mike Shea On the Real Risks of Misuse–and Prevention Strategies
Introduction by Barbara L. Wood, Ph.D. Psychostimulant medications are the most common drugs used to treat symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a syndrome that can include inattention, distractibility, […]