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Do ADHD Medicines Boost Substance Abuse Risk?

MEDICAL XPRESS (07/15) – Parents often worry that their children who take stimulants to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be at higher risk for substance abuse later. Now, a surprising new study finds that risk was actually lower when medicines such as Ritalin and Adderall were started earlier and taken longer. Read more

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