Monday, June 18, 2012

The Role of Parents in Teenage Adderoll Abuse: How Families can Help or Hinder

PR Web, June 16, 2012

"The newest wave of drugs in high school is prescription medication that helps students focus, get ahead, and achieve higher SAT scores says the article in the New York Times which quotes DEA agents and child psychologists. (The New York Times, June 11th: The demand for Aderroll - medication used to treat ADHD - has increased, according to this study, and study authors say it's being used by high schoolers to increase their focus and help them get ahead in school by doing better on the SATs.
Family therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil believes this shows a break down in how families deal with stress and support one another and points out that this type of behavior is a form of cheating."  Read More 

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