Monday, April 17, 2006

ADHD: Many parents not deterred by ADHD drug risks

From the CEC Smart Brief:

Many parents of ADHD children believe the benefits of ADHD drugs outweigh potentially harmful side effect. Clinical psychologist Ari Tuckman says a spate of warnings in the press over the past few years probably has influenced parents of some children who didn't really need the drugs in the first place, but not those who find the medications have brought their children new focus. Pioneer Press Newspapers (Illinois) (4/17)

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