The complicated relationship between attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorders.

@article{Zulauf2014TheCR,
  title={The complicated relationship between attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorders.},
  author={Courtney A Zulauf and Susan E Sprich and Steven A. Safren and Timothy E Wilens},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={436}
}
Adolescents and young adults with substance use disorders (SUD) and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are increasingly presenting in clinical practice. The overlap and role of treatment for these co-occurring disorders remains unclear. A review of the literature was conducted to highlight and update recent evidence on the overlap of ADHD and SUD, the role of ADHD medication on later SUD, and the treatment of ADHD and SUD in adolescents and young adults. Recent work continues to… CONTINUE READING
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