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ADHD

Question
Posted by: | 2018/08/27

Q.

Child with ADHD

Can a child diagnosed with ADHD develop other conditions if he stopped Ritalin and started smoking maruajana and binge drinking. The person has become very irritable, wrathful, resentful, very aggressive with family members when doesn't get his way . 23y.o.

Expert's Reply

A.

ADHD Expert
- 2018/08/27

Absolutely. His synptoms would then be due to substance abuse (due to untreated ADHD) and not ADHD per se.

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