ADD / ADHD Addictions





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As a follow up to my last post, Here are 5 more studies on the well known (among those familiar with ADHD) links between ADHD and Addictions. Or 5 more reasons why governments should start properly diagnosing and treating adults and children with ADHD now, or pay 100 times the […]

ADHD and Addictions 5 more Clinical Studies


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A study in the Journal Alcohol and Alcoholism looked at 91 adults with alcohol dependence and 61 adults with multiple substance addiction and they determined if these patients were affected by ADHD. RESULTS: 20.9% WURS-k (Wender Utah Rating Scale) 23.1% (DSM-IV diagnostic criteria) of the alcohol-dependent patients showed evidence of […]

Study 20% of Alcoholics had ADHD




Many people with ADD self medicate with alcohol, drugs and tobacco since they all boost dopamine levels in the brain, a neurotransmitter associated with ADD and one the ADD stimulant medication improve the availability of. People who have undiagnosed ADD are more likely to abuse alcohol and drugs the the […]

Alcoholics Anonymous + Treatment Gets The Best Results.