A qualitative review of issues arising in the use of psychostimulant medications in patients with ADHD and co‑morbid substance use disorders

@article{Kollins2008AQR,
  title={A qualitative review of issues arising in the use of psychostimulant medications in patients with ADHD and co‑morbid substance use disorders},
  author={Scott H. Kollins},
  journal={Current Medical Research and Opinion},
  year={2008},
  volume={24},
  pages={1345 - 1357}
}
  • S. Kollins
  • Published 1 April 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Medical Research and Opinion
ABSTRACT Objective: This review addresses the relationship between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance use disorders (SUDs), with an emphasis on factors that determine the potential for psychostimulant abuse. Strategies for identification and treatment of patients with ADHD who are at risk for, or have, co-morbid SUD are also addressed. Research design and methods: The article was based on a qualitative review of current literature addressing co-morbid ADHD and SUD… 
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