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Presently, we're at an all-time high of eleven percent of all school-aged children in America who have been classified as mentally ill...Because they suffer from several of the following symptoms: they are distracted, fidget, lose things, daydream,
The figures show a 41 per cent rise in diagnoses in the past decade. Two thirds of those diagnosed are prescribed stimulants like Ritalin, the New York Times says. Australia has a more conservative approach, with three to five per cent of children
New data reveals 11 percent of children 4 through 17 have been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, otherwise known as ADHD. The statistics, which were compiled from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data
March 31, 2013 Robert Caplin for The New York Times Dr. Ned Hallowell, a psychiatrist, once told parents some stimulants were safer than aspirin...We need to ensure balance, he said of prescriptions for stimulants. These rates reflect a marked rise
Published March 14, 2013 Reuters Doctors warn about the ethical and medical implications of prescribing attention-boosting and mood-altering medications to healthy kids and teens, in a new statement from the American Academy of Neurology...Young
The survey on four campuses gathered responses from more than 2000 students. The lead researcher, performance psychologist Jason Mazanov of the University of New South Wales school of business in Canberra, said it was clear that ''Australian
Posted by Ted Heistman on February 26, 2013 I once had a sled dog team in Northern Minnesota . It was a fairly short lived experience but the strong bond I formed with my dogs brings back powerful memories. We trained together by day exploring the
We found that a high-fat diet rapidly affected dopamine metabolism in the brains of juvenile mice, triggering anxious behaviours and learning deficiencies," said Gregory Freund, professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. "
Marijuana therapy for autism was possibly discovered about 2002 with an article by Jay R...He also reported successful treatment for Tourettes, Parkinsonism, and Autism (10 patients or 2%). About the same time, 2003, Bernard Rinland PhD, published '
Victoria University researchers Simon Outram and Bob Stewart examined existing research on the risks and benefits of stimulants being used by both sportsmen and people who wanted to boost their mental capabilities. They found caffeine appeared to be