Posts Tagged ‘Substance Abuse disorders’

By On July 11th, 2014

ADHD More Closely Linked To Substance Abuse Than Previously Thought

The association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance abuse has long been noted, not a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) goes a large step further by warning parents and patients that ADHD and substance use disorders (SUDs) are “inextricably intertwined.” The report was published online June 30 in Pediatrics, and it…


By On June 13th, 2014

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Disorders Greatly Increase The Risk of Suicide Attempts in Bipolar Disorder Patients

A new report finds that patients with bipolar disorder combined with a substance abuse disorder are twice as likely to attempt suicide as those without a substance abuse disorder. The findings from the systematic review, “underline the importance of prevention, early detection, and aggressive treatment of [alcohol and substance abuse disorders] in individuals with [bipolar…

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