Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
J Consult Clin Psychol. 2002 Dec;70(6):1224-39.

Community studies on adolescent substance use, abuse, or dependence and psychiatric comorbidity.

Author information

  • 1Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, USA. tarmstrg@duke.edu

Abstract

A literature review on community studies of adolescent substance use, abuse, or dependence (SU/AID) and psychiatric comorbidity yielded 22 articles from 15 studies with information on rates, specificity, timing, and differential patterns of comorbidity by gender, race/ethnicity, and other factors. Results revealed that 60% of youths with SU/A/D had a comorbid diagnosis, and conduct disorder (CD) and oppositional defiant disorder (not attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) were most commonly associated with SU/A/D, followed by depression. Child psychopathology (particularly CD) was associated with early onset of substance use and abuse in later adolescence. The authors suggest that available data relevant to SU/A/D and psychiatric comorbidity can be used to better address such questions.

PMID:
12472299
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for American Psychological Association
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk