Brain clues to attention disorder
dave at nospam.xemu.demon.co.uk
Wed Dec 24 15:58:43 EST 2003
In article<84da9680.0312240036.54fbf491 at posting.google.com>,
orkeltatte at hotmail.com <orkeltatte at hotmail.com> writes:
>Trying to leave the microcosmos just for a little while and put a
>clinical view on this topic. I have´nt read all threads , so if I am
>repeating any earlier discussion or point of view, please bear vith me.
>As a clinician , prescribing any treatment, it always come to waying the
>risks against the benefits in a long term as well as short term
>timeperspective. There are a substantial body of evidence on treating
>children diagnosed as ADDH with amphetamine and metamphetamine , where
>we find on long term follow-up , that the child has a great benefit with
>treatment regarding academic achievements, family function,
>sociability,etcetera,etcetera. as opposed to the untreated wich has a
>signifiquant risk of future criminal behavior and drugaddiction. In a
>Swedish material it has been found that 50% of the heroineaddicts
>(intravenous) was diagnosed with ADDH in adulthood. 40% of the inmates
>in prisons had a neuropsychiatric condition. and so on.
Many people would see a link between a specifically dopamine disorder
and the role of dopamine in addiction.
>The problem lies in the fact that all mechanisms on cell level and
>transmittorinteractions are not fully understood (wich this board is an
>excellent example of) and the long-term consequences on the immature and
>developing brain still are to a great extent unknown. Anyway it is my
>strong opinion that the benefits from treatment strongly outmatches the
>today known risks , and that it is morally and ethically impossible to
>refuse treatment with these drugs.
FUCK THE SKULL OF HUBBARD, AND BUGGER THE DWARF HE RODE IN ON!!
8====3 (O 0) GROETEN --- PRINTZ XEMU EXTRAWL no real OT has
|n| (COMMANDER, FIFTH INVADER FORCE) ever existed
A society without a religion is like a maniac without a chainsaw.
More information about the Neur-sci