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Children who were treated with methylphenidate-based medications (i.e. Ritalin) for conditions such as ADHD were at significantly greater risk of being prescribed antidepressants in the future, according to study from researchers at Bar-Ilan University in Israel.
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric diagnoses among children and adolescents around the world. The standard of care typically includes long term treatment with methylphenidate (MPH)-based medications.NEXT ARTICLE
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a sub-type of ADHD - symptoms of ADHD include: a short attenti...