Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder risk for heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder is age specific.

@article{Molina2007AttentiondeficithyperactivityDR,
  title={Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder risk for heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder is age specific.},
  author={Brooke S. G. Molina and William E. Pelham and Elizabeth M. Gnagy and Amanda L. Thompson and Michael P Marshal},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={643-54}
}
BACKGROUND This study was designed to assess age specificity in the risk for heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder (AUD) among adolescents and young adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosed in childhood. METHOD Children diagnosed with ADHD (n=364 probands) were interviewed an average of 8 years later in the Pittsburgh ADHD Longitudinal Study, either as adolescents (11-17 years old) or as young adults (18-28 years of age). Demographically similar age-matched… CONTINUE READING

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