Aggression Disorder Linked to Greater Risk of Substance Abuse

People with intermittent explosive disorder (IED)–a condition marked by frequent physical or verbal outbursts–are at five times greater risk for abusing substances such as alcohol, tobacco and marijuana than those who don’t display frequent aggressive behavior, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Chicago.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/670049/?sc=c125

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