Young Adults with ADHD are At Higher Risk for Developing Nicotine Addiction

 ADHD in the News 2019-12-12

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to self-administer nicotine and report more pleasurable responses than people without the condition, according to a study by Duke Health researchers. In a paper published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, Duke researchers tested a nicotine nasal spray to determine the effects of the addictive chemical on non-smoking young adults.