Further evidence of an association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and cigarette smoking. Findings from a high-risk sample of siblings.

@article{Milberger1997FurtherEO,
  title={Further evidence of an association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and cigarette smoking. Findings from a high-risk sample of siblings.},
  author={Sharon Milberger and Joseph Biederman and Stephen V Faraone and Lu-hua Chen and Jennifer Michelle Jones},
  journal={The American journal on addictions},
  year={1997},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={205-17}
}
The authors investigated the relationship between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and cigarette smoking in siblings of ADHD and non-ADHD probands. They conducted a 4-year follow-up of siblings from ADHD and control-group families. In the siblings of ADHD probands, ADHD was associated with higher rates and earlier onset of cigarette smoking. There was also a significant positive association between cigarette smoking and conduct disorder, major depression, and drug abuse in the… CONTINUE READING

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