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Stimulants–Articles

The following articles contain further information psychostimulants and their dangers.

Psychostimulants in the treatment of children diagnosed with ADHD: Risks and Mechanisms of Action

International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine 12 (1993) 3-35 IOS Press Psychostimulants in the treatment of children diagnosed with ADHD: Risks and Mechanisms of Action Peter R. Breggin Director, International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology (ICSPP) Abstract: Millions of children in North America are diagnosed with attention deficit/heractivity disorder and […]

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School calls child services on parents who take child off of Ritalin

(Reprinted with permission of the Times Union of Albany, New York)  Ritalin use splits parents, school By RICK KARLIN , Staff writer Times Union, Albany, NY Sunday, May 7, 2000 Berne — District marks parents as alleged child abusers for wanting to take their 7-year-old son off the medication Like thousands of children, 7-year-old Kyle […]

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The Hazards of Treating “Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder” with Methylphenidate (Ritalin) (1995)

Originally published in The Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, Vol. 10(2) 1995, pp. 55-72 by Peter R. Breggin, M.D. and Ginger Ross Breggin ABSTRACT. The criteria for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder focus on behaviors that adults find frustrating and disruptive. Conflicts between children and adults are redefined as diseases or disorders within the children. Treatment with stimulant […]

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