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Early Treatment for ADHD May Lessen Risk of Substance Abuse Disorders

Mass General researcher Timothy Wilens, PhD has found that the earlier children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) receive treatment with stimulants, the less likely they are to use marijuana or develop a substance use disorder (SUD). Dr. Wilens is chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and director of the Center for ...