The ADHD Medication Debate

Here’s a New York Times article by Dr. L. Alan Sroufe questioning the effectiveness of ADHD medications: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/29/opinion/sunday/childrens-add-drugs-dont-work-long-term.html?pagewanted=all

The article caused a great deal of debate as many parents believe their child has benefitted from ADHD medication, such as Ritalin: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/31/opinion/ritalin-and-the-hyperactive-child.html

Here’s a link to an excellent book, “Driven To Distraction…” by Edward Hallowell and John Ratey, for parents of children with attention Deficit Disorder: http://www.amazon.com/Driven-Distraction-Recognizing-Attention-Childhood/dp/0684801280

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