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Idea that Ritalin calms is a fallacy

...saying, "If your child really has ADD, Ritalin works. It will calm him down. If your child...take more than a day or two to determine if Ritalin will help your child." He says Ritalin helped his son "calm down." At therapeutic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/08/ent_305756.shtml
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Behavior therapy with Ritalin pushed for teens

The stimulant drug Ritalin has long been used to treat children...techniques while being treated with Ritalin. Scores improved by an average of 17...researchers found that low doses of Ritalin worked well for most of the adolescents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/09/tec_312089.shtml
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Ritalin sends kids wrong message

...editorial on May 19 concerning the overuse of Ritalin and similar drugs. As you state, "there are children who truly benefit from Ritalin ... but doctors and parents should proceed...problems with drugs? We put our children on Ritalin to calm them down, then we take Prozac...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/28/edi_290475.shtml
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Gender affects prescription of Ritalin

...Garrison and her husband put Owen on Ritalin. The drug is said to increase a child's...certain aspects of brain activity. "The Ritalin seemed to make him more tense," Mrs...kinetic movements were magnified." The Ritalin didn't work for the Columbia County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/14/met_288685.shtml
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Man accused of stealing daughter's Ritalin

...After receiving the call Monday, local police discovered that the capsules of Ritalin prescribed to Moudy's daughter were emptied and replaced with sugar. Ritalin is often used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/31/biz_441392.shtml
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Dispensing good behavior

...hamster-stuffed with water and her mid-day dose of Ritalin floating somewhere in there. "Mmmphammphgoogmphh...that child," Mrs. Waszak said. On Ritalin since she turned 6, Jessica has toned...her behavior. The Waszaks discovered Ritalin through their pediatrician and a psychiatrist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/27/met_200207.shtml
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Pill-popping kids

...prescribe mood-altering drugs like Ritalin or Prozac to their children. As Sunday's Page 1 Chronicle story on Ritalin use explained, such drugs are being...children, many as young as 3, are on Ritalin in this country. This raises questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/19/edi_289391.shtml
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Child would have to be evaluated

...and pay attention and she wants him on Ritalin. My wife doesn't believe in drugs...middle. What are the pros and cons of Ritalin? A.Although teachers can spot behavior...children with attention deficit disorder, Ritalin can be helpful. It also may cause stomachaches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/21/ent_216310.shtml
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Study counters worry that treatment of hyperactivity leads to drug abuse

...who were treated with stimulants such as Ritalin were one-third as likely to abuse alcohol...children potentially addictive drugs such as Ritalin may promote harmful habits later. An...ADHD, and as many as half may be taking Ritalin or other stimulants, past research indicates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/03/tec_267078.shtml
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Debate continues over ADHD diagnosis

...million on a nationwide study on whether Ritalin is safe and effective in treating preschool-age...next five years researching the use of Ritalin among preschoolers. The group wants to...went on dexedrine, a drug similar to Ritalin, after one of the doctors, Adair Blackwood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/14/met_288683.shtml
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