Taking ADHD meds may not lower future risk for drug, alcohol abuse

05/29/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The · Reuters

Children and teens who took stimulant drugs for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were no less likely to have alcohol or drug problems later in life than those who did not take such medications, an analysis in JAMA Psychiatry showed. The findings contradict a 2003 study in the journal Pediatrics that linked stimulant medications to a lower risk for substance abuse in adulthood.

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