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While you may know Adderall and other amphetamines can cause psychosis (in addition to other effects), were you aware other stimulants can cause psychotic behavior, including caffeine? This is called stimulant psychosis and is characterized by:
catatonia (extreme cases)
Physical symptoms are those of stimulant overdose, which you can get without suffering stimulant psychosis:
hypertension (high blood pressure)
hyperthermia (elevated temperature)
Drugs that are known to cause stimulant psychosis include:
The effect typically occurs at high doses or from chronic use. Often it is temporary, although sometimes recovery is incomplete....
Whether or not a child takes a stimulant medication for ADHD depends a lot on where you live. In one state, over 5% of kids are prescribed a stimulant while in another it is less that 0.5%. Is your state near the top?read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
The coveted Alexander award is named in honor of Alexander Gettler (1883-1968), the chief toxicologist with the Office of the Medical Examiner of the City of New York during the first half of the 20th century. Gettler was a key figure in the development of modern forensic toxicology. By the way, Gettler will certainly be a key figure when a documentary based on Deborah Blum’s book¬ The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York is broadcast in early January on the PBS series “American Experience.”
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The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) recently published their position on ADHD and medication, strongly warning doctors and parents about overprescribing medications such as Ritalin or Adderall due to reported health risks. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Alan Schwartz' brilliant piece of investigative journalism in the New York Times exposes the role of Pharma in promoting a false epidemic of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
This article, although it really doesn’t feature a smoking gun, is important reading. Highly recommended.
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The number of diagnoses soared as makers of the drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder found success with a two-decade marketing campaign. (Source: NYT Health)
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