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Re: stims for kids med_empowered

Posted by ed_uk on July 9, 2006, at 3:57:16

In reply to stims for kids, posted by med_empowered on July 9, 2006, at 0:09:31

Hi Med

>I really do think sometimes stims can help people...I mean, even if you cant prove the existence of ADHD, if you can give a kid low-dose dexedrine or something and then that helps them succeed in school and what not, then I say do it--occasionally

I agree Med.

>think in the US we have a situation where an EXTRAORDINARY number of kids are being labelled as "disordered" when their environments (school, home,etc) are really the problem

I think that's probably true in many cases.

Prescribing psychiatric drugs to young children is something which requires extreme caution. The effects of long term use (years) are my main concern.






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