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Study shows childhood psychiatric disorders increase risk for later adult addiction

20:00 EDT 2 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(Elsevier) Children's health and well-being while growing up can be indicators of the potential health issues they may encounter years later. A study published in the July 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) suggests that a childhood psychiatric disorder increases the risk of developing addiction later in life.

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