Tag: atomoxetine

  • A new candidate for ADHD medication: Amantadine and the rise of non-stimulants

    It is well known that ADHD diagnoses and substance abuse problems are closely associated.┬áIt is estimated that substance abuse problems including dependence are up to twice as common among individuals with ADHD, which is not surprising given the impulsivity factor involved in ADHD. The problem is that until recently, most medications for ADHD have belonged […]

  • ADD and ADHD medications: Lessons from a crystal meth experiment

    I’ve recently completed a study that I presented at the Society For Neuroscience (SFN) meeting in DC. The study was actually aimed at looking at the usefulness of two medications in interfering with the rewarding qualities of methamphetamine. The thinking was the if we could figure out a way to interfere with crystal meth being […]