Personality differences related to smoking and adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Downey1996PersonalityDR,
  title={Personality differences related to smoking and adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Karen K Downey and Cynthia S. Pomerleau and Ovide F. Pomerleau},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse},
  year={1996},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={129-35}
}
Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire (TPQ) scores are compared for three groups of adults: (a) current smokers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHDSmk, n = 14); (b) current smokers without ADHD (NonADHDSmk, n = 21); and (c) ADHD never smokers (ADHDNevSmk, n = 17). The ADHASmk participants started smoking at a significantly younger age than NonADHDSmk participants. On the TPQ Novelty Seeking (NS) scale, all groups scored more than a standard deviation above the norm, and… CONTINUE READING