Study explores impact of Ritalin on educational outcomes

06/18/2013 | Atlantic online, The

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder taking Ritalin performed worse in school and had higher rates of dropping out than children not taking medications, according to a University of Toronto study of 15,000 Canadian children. Researchers caution that the study looked at the overall population of children and did not examine whether they were on the optimal dose or took the drugs consistently.

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