Here’s Why Half Of ADHD Adults Have Had Substance Use Disorder

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By ANI

Original Source: hindustantimes.com

Even after considering factors such as age, race, income, education, childhood adversities, and other mental illness, young adults with ADHD were still 69 per cent more likely to have had a substance use disorder when compared to their peers without ADHD.
According to the findings of new research, half of the adults aged between 20-39 with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have had a substance use disorder (SUD) in their lifetime.

These findings were published this month in the journal Alcohol and Alcoholism. This is markedly higher than the 23.6 per cent of young adults without ADHD who have had a substance use disorder in their lifetime.

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