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Preschool kids in Britain given ADHD drugs

A BRITISH survey has found many preschool children were given ADHD drugs to deal with behavioural problems that often stemmed from family problems.

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Preschool kids in Britain given ADHD drugs

A BRITISH survey has found many preschool children were given ADHD drugs to deal with behavioural problems that often stemmed from family problems.

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The World Is His Oyster: Talking About ADHD

To be perfectly honest I don’t know much about ADHD, one of my close friends was recently diagnosed at 21 years old. He wondered how he got to that age with no one noticing, in a way he was let down by both the schooling system and his family. 274 more words

Mental Health

Between Two Feelings

This morning’s commute was pretty nuts. Not one blob of traffic the whole way. I imagine most people are doing their holiday vacations right about now, and are nowhere to be seen for those of us headed into work. 877 more words

Mental Illness

ADHD drugs increasingly prescribed to treat hyperactivity in pre-schoolers

A fifth of educational psychologists say they know of children being given medication even though guidelines say other methods should be tried first An “alarming” number of pre-school children are being prescribed drugs to treat hyperactivity – contrary to medical guidelines that say they should not be used on children under six – because overstretched health workers go straight to medication … 14 more words

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US doctor claims ADHD does not exist

Questions are raised about a common disorder.        

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Living with ADD

I was diagnosed in the 5th grade. This has been on my mind for a while. So quickly, before going into work, I wanted to share this. 356 more words