December 9, 2022

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14: ADHD – Causes, Treatments, and the Relation to Substance Abuse, with Dr. James McGough

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In this episode of the UCLA BrainSPORT Podcast, Adel dives into ADHD with UCLA Psychiatrist and ADHD expert Dr. James McGough. The pair discuss the causes and underlying neurobiology of ADHD. They go on to speak about current ADHD treatments, with particular focus on stimulant medications, and the association between ADHD and substance abuse. They finish with a discussion on amphetamine misuse and Dr. McGough’s current research.

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