Prescription stimulants: controversies and ‘miracles’

 ADHD in the News 2016-10-27

An estimated 1 in 10 children in the United States have been diagnosed with ADHD, according to Dr. Matthew Lorber, a psychiatrist at Lenox Hill Hospital...He says Adderall, one brand of stimulant, can help with the impulsiveness, high energy, or short attention span ADHD patients may face. After a recent New York Times article discussing Adderall's dangerously addictive nature, Lorber wants to set the record straight about these pills.