Tag Archive: Adolescent Psychopharmacology

Jul
04

The risk is even higher when the drugs are used for the treatment of attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

A new study published online in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology has revealed that psychostimulant use in children and adolescents is associated with two–fold increased risk for a cardiovascular event compared with nonuse of the drugs. The risk is even higher when the drugs are used for the treatment of attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).