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Author: Colleen Gardephe
The number of Americans taking medications for ADHD jumped 36 percent from 2008 to 2012 and who do you think comprised the group with the largest spike? Middle-school boys? College kids? Nope, surprisingly, it was young women between the ages of 26 and 34, who experienced a whopping 86% increase in usage of these powerful drugs. Boys ages 12 to 18 are still the most prevalent users of ADHD stimulants like Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta and Strattera, with 9.3% of that population taking an ADHD drug in 2012, up from 7.9% in 2008, according to a 30-page report called Turning Attention…
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