Learn about new findings concerning ADHD medications below.
An important article was just published in JAMA Pediatrics, about school children treated with medications for ADHD in Scotland. It's a study of 766,000 Scottish children followed between 2009 to 2013 of which 7413 had ADHD, and were treated with medication. Despite treatment the study documents worse education outcomes (absence, exclusion, lower academic attainment, left school early, and eventually higher unemployment). They also had more hospitalizations overall and more injuries. For the full article click Educational and Health Outcomes of Children Treated for ADHD