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Ritalin is not a cause of school violence

Ritalin is not a cause of school violence

CHADD's Public Policy Committee was dismayed by comments made last week attempting to connect Ritalin with school violence.

There is no evidence to support a link between Ritalin, a medication prescribed as part of treatment for ADHD, and school-related violence. In fact, the evidence demonstrates that violence is not a symptom of ADHD or a result of ADHD treatment, and that ADHD alone is not a contributing factor to violent behaviors. Keep reading at bit.ly/RitalinNotCauseofVio...

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