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Stimulant Drug Therapy for ADHD

Addiction and Co-Occurring Mental Disorders

NIDA Director Nora Volkow

Presents an overview of the research underway to investigate medication and behavioral therapies for co-occurring disorders.

Controlling College Students' ADHD Symptoms May Protect Them Against Substance Abuse

Reports data on the prevalence of substance use among college students with ADHD, comparing those who received ADHD treatment with those who did not.

Report Discusses Co-Occurrence of Drug Abuse and Other Mental Disorders

Describes an updated report on the co-occurrence, or comorbidity, of substance use disorders and other psychiatric disorders such as ADHD, schizophrenia, and depression.

Rats Reared Alone Show ADHD Signs

Describes an animal study showing that rats raised in isolation may prove useful in future studies exploring the neurobiology that links impulsivity and vulnerability to addiction.

Addiction Science Award Winners Announced

Announces the 2010 high school student recipients of the Addiction Science Awards and describes their winning addiction-focused projects.

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