Should Stimulants Be Prescribed for ADHD Children? Unknown In this day and age, drugs are being prescribed without hesitation. In fact, many of these drugs are being prescribed for children with various disorders. One of these disorders is called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). An estimated five to ten percent of children are diagnosed with this syndrome (Taylor 11). One of the methods to treat this disorder is to use stimulants, specifically Ritalin. This method is controversia
Is ritalin over prescribed? (Argumentative essay) Anonymous Is Ritalin the Answer to AD (H) D? The tousled brown hair that weaves so mischievously around his head may hint at the way he feels inside. He is seven-years-old and has already had to repeat a grade. He has an imagination that puts others to shame, but nothing seems to hold his attention for more than five minutes. He was recently diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or what we call AD (H) D. This scene is all too f
Amanda Green My Son?s Battle With ADHD At the age of seven my son Zachary was diagnosed with several behavioral and mental disorders, such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He was first prescribed Ritalin (an ADHD medication) and Risperidal (a sleep aid) the combination of which magnified his symptoms. He became physically aggressive often striking out at me and others, such as his siblings, his teachers? and peers. He lost interest in all of the thi