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Children Says ADHD Meds Help Them, King's College London Study


10/15/2012 8:09:52 AM

As debate persists over the use of ADHD pills and their effects on children, a new study finds that children say the medications actually help them control their behavior and make better decisions. The study was undertaken to explore impressions that ADHD pills may turn some children into ‘robots,’ and work to remove the stigma attached to a diagnosis. “Everyone seems to have an opinion about the condition, what causes it, how to deal with children with ADHD, but the voices of these children are rarely listened to,” says lead author Ilina Singh of King’s College London, in a statement. “Who better to tell us what ADHD is like and how medication affects them than the children themselves?”

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