Prevalence, correlates, and consequences of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in a clinical sample of adults with tramadol use in Egypt

CONCLUSIONS AND DISCUSSION: ADHD in adults with tramadol use is common and is associated with early-onset, high dose, and long duration of tramadol use.SCIENTIFIC SIGNIFICANCE: This is the first study to investigate the co-occurrence of ADHD and tramadol misuse among adults.PMID:34608707 | DOI:10.1111/ajad.13231
Source: American Journal on Addictions - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research

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