Dr. Lauren V. Moran’s research shows that certain ADHD medications are more likely to cause psychosis.
Recent research findings of Dr. Lauren Moran suggest that some medications used to treat ADHD can slightly increase risk for psychosis.
Certain drugs prescribed to teens and young adults with ADHD increase their risk of psychosis, say researchers at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Approximately 5 million individuals in the U.S. under the age of 25 are prescribed these drugs for the treatment of ADHD. The researchers...
Young People on Amphetamines for ADHD Have Twice the Psychosis Risk Compared to Other Stimulants, Study Says
“We’ve seen cases of people coming in without much of a psychiatric history who are developing this sort of first episode of psychosis in the setting of stimulant use.” – Dr. Lauren Moran
Watch Dr. Lauren V. Moran describe the findings of her new paper linking some ADHD medications to a higher risk of psychosis.
According to a new study by Dr. Lauren Moran, ADHD patients taking amphetamines might be at an increased risk for psychosis.
Lauren V. Moran, MD, is an attending psychiatrist with the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. Her current research focus is on evaluating the role of prescription stimulants in the development of psychotic disorders. Dr. Moran also conducts research on understanding the...