Tag Archives: Marijuana

ADHD and Substance Abuse

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Investigating the connection According to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), ADHD is linked to a marked increase in substance abuse. This data adds to an increasingly complex treatment landscape and provides evidence that early interventions to prevent addiction may be vital in children struggling with ADHD. Joel L. Young, M.D., is[…]

Correlation, causation, and association

Correlation, causation, and association

Let’s clear something up, correlation isn’t causation, but it’s important! A comment posted by a reader on a recent post reprimanded me for suggesting that marijuana caused relationships to go bad. In this instance the reader was mistaken, as I had specifically used the word “associated”, but the comment made me think that maybe I should explain the differences between[…]

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