Kids With ADHD May Use Drugs and Alcohol More Often
By Amie Ninh
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