NIDA InfoFacts: Methylphenidate (Ritalin)
Publication Year: 2009
This publication has information about Methylphenidate, which is commonly used to treat children with attention deficit disorder. Resent research shows that treatment of ADHD with Ritalin and psychotherapy helps to improve those abnormal behaviors as well as the self-esteem, cognition and social family function of patients. There is concern regarding abuse of this drug.
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