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Please note I am not a medical professional.
Deciding whether to take ADHD Medications can be hard, and even harder to find the sweet spot that works for you. It can be even harder if you’re a parent debating the ethics of medicating your kids. It’s mostly shown that in adequate doses, meds can really transform someone’s life. But it is not unheard of that they can cause unpleasant side-effects and in small numbers, mental health issues.
(ADHD & Risk of Adult Drug Use)
(More Study Sources)
(Does stimulant therapy of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder beget later substance abuse?)
(Growth in Children)
(Mortality Rates in ADHD)
(MR imaging of the effects of methylphenidate on brain structure and function in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.)
(Effect of Psychostimulants on Brain Structure and Function in ADHD)
(Developmental trajectories of brain volume abnormalities in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.)
(Influence of methylphenidate on brain development – an update of recent animal experiments)
(Large-Scale Brain Systems in ADHD: Beyond the Prefrontal-Striatal Model)