ADHD in Teens Linked to Smoking: What’s Triggering These Youngsters to Smoke More Frequently and How to Stop Them From Doing So?

 ADHD in the News 2021-08-19

Both teens and adults who have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD are more likely to smoke cigarettes and turn nicotine-dependent compared to their peers without ADHD...There are several trigger points such as peer pressure, which associates smoking with maturity and independence, or simply the urge to try out new things the youths consider as "adventures" in life. There are various effective ways parents can try to prevent their children from getting into this lifetime addiction. Here are five of them: