Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder & Ritalin
Discussion of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) & Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Further discussion of the drug Ritalin with an analysis of its frequency of prescription.
# 11293 | 2,250 words | 6 sources | 1996 |
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From the Paper:"Why do doctors over prescribe Ritalin and why do they prescribe Ritalin more than any other medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder? This paper will discuss ADHD and the possible reasons Ritalin is so popularly used in this disorder.
Attention deficit disorder (ADD), or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), can be debilitating and is widespread. For the most part, this condition is considered a childhood disorder. Most of the research involves children but more attention is now being given to older adolescents and adults. It is thought that ADHD lessens as children grow into..."
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