Psychiatrist Phil Borders addresses the question of whether stimulant medications are overprescribed. This video is partly a reaction/ response to the recently released “Take Your Pills” documentary on Netflix.
Here are some reliable sources of information about ADHD and ADHD treatment:
ADHD facts: /
What we know about the long-term effects of ADHD medication: .
Why dosage matters: .
Types of ADHD medication: .
Why stimulants help ADHD (Sci Show, includes research):
/>“Getting Ahead of ADHD” by Dr. Joel T. Nigg (fantastic book on treating childhood ADHD, includes non-medication options & talks about meds starting p224): .
The difference between the effect of amphetamines & methamphetamines: .
What actually causes addiction? />And here is a systematic review that includes 69 recent (2011-2016) studies related to ADHD treatment:
Do ADHD (stimulants) meds give you an edge if your not diagnosed as ADHD