May 20, 2013

One in Ten Teens Using Study Drugs

Just one in 100 parents believe their kids have used prescription stimulants to boost grades, according to new University of Michigan National Poll on Children’s Health. Study drugs refer to stimulant medications typically prescribed for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); commonly prescribed medicines in this category include Adderall, Concerta, Ritalin, and Vyvanse.

credit: University of Michigan

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