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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…

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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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