Levels of Impulsivity, Hyperactivity, and Inattention and the Association with Mental Health and Substance Use Severity in Opioid-Dependent Patients Seeking Treatment with Extended-Release Naltrexone

The level of impulsivity, hyperactivity, and inattention (IHI) is higher among patients with substance use disorder (SUD) than in the general population. However, the prevalence of such symptoms in patients seeking treatment with an opioid antagonist, such as extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX), is unknown. We screened 162 patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) seeking treatment with XR-NTX in Norway using the Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS) to estimate the prevalence of IHI alongside an…

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