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Jul
12

Attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance use disorders (SUDs)

Attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance use disorders (SUDs) are inextricably associated, according to a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The report from AAP, published online in Pediatrics, offers practical strategies for reducing the risk for SUDs in patients with ADHD and suggestions for safe prescribing of stimulant medication.