ADHD was not the largest risk factor for SUD. Instead, when she controlled for both ADHD and BPD, Torok found that CD posed the biggest risk for future drug abuse in the participants.
Conduct Disorder Predicts Drug Use in Adults With ADHD (link)
April 17, 2012 @ 3:58 PM
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been linked to many negative outcomes. Usually first diagnosed in childhood, ADHD is characterized by impulsivity and inability to focus on tasks. Until recently, it was believed that ADHD did not widely persist into adulthood. However, new research has shown that many individuals still struggle with the symptoms of ADHD through their adult lives.