Series: The Story of a Drug
Publication Date: October 11, 2017
Binding: Kobo eBook
The treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex challenge. This book provides comprehensive, scientific coverage of the numerous different types of drugs that are used to treat ADHD, and it examines the historical, sociological, and policy-related factors involved in the use of ADHD medications.
• Provides broad background coverage of ADHD and of various types of drugs that can be used to treat symptoms of ADHD
• Explains how different types of ADHD medications work in the body
• Delves into issues and controversies related to ADHD medications, including their prescription to young children and recreational use by individuals without ADHD