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Does alcohol affect people with ADHD differently?

Charles J. Sophy, MD
Adolescent Medicine

People with ADHD have an increased sensitivity to alcohol impairment of inhibitory control, and this may contribute to the high incidence of impulsive behaviors observed in individuals with this disorder.

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