ADHD, impulsivity and alcohol abuse: Methods, results, and implications

Duncan B. Clark, Harriet De Wit, William G. Iacono

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

1 Scopus citations

Abstract

In this Special Section, the relationships among attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), impulsivity, and alcohol abuse are explored by 4 diverse studies. Among these excellent studies, the constructs indicated in the issue title varied in definitions, measurement methods, and interpretive implications. The experimental approaches also varied, including cross-sectional examination of candidate genes in children, determination of long-term outcomes, laboratory tasks to measure attention and inhibition, and alcohol administration. These diverse topics and approaches yielded insights into the etiology and effects of alcohol abuse and indicated research directions that will advance this field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)141-143
Number of pages3
JournalExperimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2014

Keywords

  • Alcohol
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Impulsivity

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'ADHD, impulsivity and alcohol abuse: Methods, results, and implications'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this