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Running on Ritalin: A Physician Reflects on Children, Society, and Performance in a Pill

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In a book as provocative and newsworthy as Listening to Prozac and Driven to Distraction, a physician speaks out on America's epidemic level of diagnoses for attention deficit disorder, and on the drug that has become almost a symbol of our times: Ritalin.

In 1997 alone, nearly five million people in the United States were prescribed Ritalin--most of them young children dia
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Paperback, 404 pages
Published May 4th 1999 by Bantam (first published September 1st 1998)
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Beth A.
I really enjoyed this book. It was a very thorough discussion from a pretty balanced perspective. He believes in and prescribes Ritalin, but he believes people should try other treatments first, reserving treatment with Ritalin as a last resort. It seemed to me to be a very honest discussion about his experiences treating people with ADHD.
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