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ERIC Number: EJ169299
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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The "Paradoxical Effect" of Stimulants' Upon Hyperactive Children
Brodemus, John; Swanson, Jon C.
Drug Forum: The Journal of Human Issues, 6, 2, 117-25, 77
Amphetamines and other stimulant drugs are not causing so-called "paradoxical effects" in hyperactive children but are actually effective because they provide needed stimulation. According to the Swanson-Brodemus Model, amphetamines, et al., provide internal sources of stimulation, thus reducing the need for external stimulation. (Author)
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