Concurrent cannabis use during treatment for comorbid ADHD and cocaine dependence: effects on outcome.

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Key Findings

Results suggest that moderate/intermittent cannabis users had greater retention rates compared to abstainers and consistent users.

Information and Links


Link: Concurrent cannabis use during treatment for comorbid ADHD and cocaine dependence: effects on outcome.

Year: 2006


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Methylphenidate for treatment of ADHD and cocaine dependence.

The majority of patients (69%) used cannabis during treatment.