Can teens be pre-wired for addiction?

New research from the University of Vermont used fMRI imaging on a large sample of teens to examine their problem-solving ability, as reported in ABC News.   The study looked at poor impulse control, and particularly as it appears in teens with ADHD and substance use issues, and how the two conditions might overlap.  It was suggested that a better understanding of the connection between the two conditions might make early identification of at-risk kids possible.


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