Does Ritalin help ADHD over the long run?- Boulder Psychotherapist News Post

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Does Ritalin help ADHD over the long run?

The following is an article that was published in the New York Times on January 28, 2012.  

Ritalin Gone Wrong

By L. Alan Srouge

“THREE million children in this country take drugs for problems in focusing. Toward the end of last year, many of their parents were deeply alarmed because there was a shortage of drugs like Ritalin and Adderall that they considered absolutely essential to their children’s functioning. But are these drugs really helping children?  Should we really keep expanding the number of prescriptions filled?…”

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Source: New York Times 

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