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Study: ADHD medicines help curb criminal behavior

Problems with stimulant medications used to treat symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are sending an increasing number of Americans to emergency departments for

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from ScienceDaily

ADHD medicine affects the brain's reward system

COULD THIS BE WHY IT IS HARD TO MOTIVATE KIDS WITH ADHD?? ADHD Medicine Affects the Brain's Reward System Nov. 9, 2012 — A group of scientists from the University of Copenhagen has created a model that shows how some types of ADHD medicine influence the brain's reward system. The model makes it possible to understand the effect of the medicine and perhaps in the longer term to improve the development of medicine and dose determination

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Antibiotics For Children On The Decline But ADHD Medicine Increases - - - Antibiotics down in children = great, ADHD meds up = not so great

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ADHD medicine’s long-term safety still a question

ADHD: Not Just for Kids Anymore - Did you know there was a 50% increase of adults taking ADHD medicine between 2008 and 2012? One of the leading reasons for this increase is a lack of diagnosis in childhood. Check out this infographic to find out more about adult ADHD.

ADHD: Not Just for Kids Anymore - Did you know there was a 50% increase of adults taking ADHD medicine between 2008 and 2012? One of the leading reasons for this increase is a lack of diagnosis in childhood. Check out this infographic to find out more about adult ADHD.

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The Best ADHD Medicine Is … in my opinion, anything that reduces stress. Stress makes symptoms worse. It makes life more complicated. It messes with your brain chemistry. We all need some stress in our lives, but that’s what in-laws, bosses, and crossword puzzles are for. We don’t need to add to it ourselves." By Kelly Babcock

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