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Revisiting ADHD and Ritalin

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Lawrence H. Diller, a pediatrician from Walnut Creek, Calif., ignited a national debate over the steep rise in children being diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and treated with ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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A genetic view of ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common mental health problem that severely disrupts people’s lives. It is poorly understood and is often dismissed as bad behaviour or laziness. It ...

dateOct 06, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Youngest kids labeled as ADHD

Nearly 1 million children with fall birthdays may have been misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, not because they have real behavior problems, but because they're the youngest kids in ...

dateAug 17, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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