Emerging Substance Use of Teenagers With ADHD


Belanger, R. et al. Journal of Adolescent Health. February 2016 Volume 58, Issue 2, Supplement, Page S113

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Abstract: ADHD is a risk factor for adolescent and young adult substance use. However, emerging substance use of teenagers with ADHD is still poorly understood. The purpose of this research was to (1) assess if ADHD is linked to both initiation and current use of tobacco, alcohol and other substances in the transition from childhood to adolescence; (2) examine how important covariates may moderate the expected associations.

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