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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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
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