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ERIC Number: EJ548402
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0033-3557
Ritalin: Miracle Drug or Cop-Out?
Livingston, Ken
Public Interest, n127 p3-18 Spr 1997
Provides the pros and cons for the use of Ritalin in today's classrooms. Discusses the causes and diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), what Ritalin does to the brain, why ADHD appears to be so frequently diagnosed, Ritalin's affect on school performance, and the notion that current educational policies contribute to Ritalin usage. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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