Efficacy and Safety of Amphetamines in ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2016-04-21

This is the Medscape Psychiatry Minute. I'm Dr Peter Yellowlees. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric conditions affecting children and adolescents. Amphetamines are among the most commonly prescribed medications to manage ADHD, yet despite their addictive potential, we really don't know how safe or efficacious they are.