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Issues Pertaining to Misuse of ADHD Prescription Medications

Article from Psychiatric Times by Stephanie Bjorn and Lisa L. Weyandt, PhD

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According to the authors of this article, "Although prescription stimulants are often highly effective in reducing ADHD symptoms in children, adolescents, and adults, the misuse (ie, non-medical) of prescription stimulants among adolescents, college students, and adults has become problematic in recent years."

This article examines the issues related to the misuse of prescription stimulants.

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Keywords

Abuse, Adderall, ADHD, Drugs, prescription pills, Stimulants