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ADHD and Substance Use – The Patients’ Perspective

Reviewed by Hannah Mullens (1,2) and Susan Young (3,2) 1 Department of Psychology, University of Bath, UK 2 Broadmoor Hospital, West London Mental Health Trust, London, UK 3 Centre for Mental Health, Division of Brain Sciences, Department of Medicine, Imperial College, London An abundance of research investigating the co-occurrence of ADHD and substance use disorder…

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Comments on abstract: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), substance use disorders, and criminality: a difficult problem with complex solutions.

By Dora Wynchank I think this is an important paper because it highlights, once again, the dangers of not recognising and treating adult ADHD. As we know from our colleagues in Sweden, up to 40% of imprisoned men have ADHD (1). Adult ADHD has major public health significance, beyond associated criminality, due to its high…

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ADHD subjects fail to suppress eye blinks and microsaccades while anticipating visual stimuli but recover with medication

Moshe Fried, Eteri Tsitsiashvil Yoram S.Bonneh, Anna Sterkin, Tamara Wygnanski-Jaffe, Tamir Epstein, Uri Polat Published in Vision Res 2014 aug 101:62-72 By Baruch Styr The aim of the article is to explored the oculomotor markers of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that are involuntary and quantitative and that could be used to reveal the core-affected…

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