ritalin controversy

James Kozloski KOZLOSKI_J at a1.mscf.upenn.edu
Wed Apr 27 05:57:41 EST 1994


In article <1994Apr25.204234.21410 at liberty.uc.wlu.edu>,
lmyler at liberty.uc.wlu.edu (Laura A. Myler) wrote:

> I am trying to gather information about the presciption of ritalin to 
> children who may or may not suffer from ADHD.  What are the side effects 
> of ritalin to children? potential for abuse? etc.  Any information would 
> be appreciated.

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If you want contraversy, do some looking into the rate of ritalin
prescription in the Delaware Valley (Philadelphia, etc.)  It's WAY above
normal, and is about to become a full blown scandal...  People are writing
to their congressmen.  Seems like a good source for examining childrem
prescribed ritalin who do not suffer from ADHD.



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