Per Hove Thomsen

ADHD, stimulant treatment in childhood and subsequent substance abuse in adulthood: A naturalistic long-term follow-up study

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ADHD, stimulant treatment in childhood and subsequent substance abuse in adulthood : A naturalistic long-term follow-up study. / Dalsgaard, Søren; Mortensen, Preben Bo; Frydenberg, Morten; Thomsen, Per Hove.

I: Addictive Behaviors, Bind 39, Nr. 1, 01.2014, s. 325-328.

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AU - Thomsen, Per Hove

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KW - ADHD

KW - Substance use disorder

KW - Alcohol

KW - Epidemiology

KW - Methylphenidate

KW - Pharmacoepidemiology

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