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Kids With ADHD May Use Drugs and Alcohol More Often

(5/2/2011)

By Amie Ninh
Time
April 26, 2011

Two recent studies find that being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood may predict a child's likelihood of later dependence on nicotine, alcohol or other drugs. One new paper, which was published this month in Clinical Psychology Review, was a review of 27 previous studies that followed 4,100 children with ADHD and 6,800 kids without the disorder, from childhood to young adulthood.

Read the Time Magazine Article: http://healthland.time.com/2011/04/26/kids-with-adhd-may-use-drugs-and-alcohol-more-often/print/#ixzz1KdZjXz7D


Keywords: kids, ADHD, drugs, alcohol, more often



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