Addiction and ADHD

Addiction and ADHD

Do you know which lauded Olympic Gold medalist and champion has ADHD?

If you guessed swimmer Michael Phelps, you’d be correct. He has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder … and he’s the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympic Games.

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Addiction and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Addiction and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Until recently, the popular conception of autism didn’t include addiction.

Why not? First and foremost, individuals with autism tend to be more socially isolated, so people assumed that they wouldn’t succumb to peer pressure to try drugs.

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