ADHD Medications: History, Science, and Issues, 1st Edition

  • Victor B. Stolberg
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  • ISBN-10: 161069726X
  • ISBN-13: 9781610697262
  • DDC: 616.85
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 275 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
The Story of a Drug.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: A Case Study: Driven by Fire.
2: What Are ADHD Medications?.
3: ADHD Medications: A Brief History.
4: How ADHD Medications Work.
5: Effects and Applications.
6: Risks, Misuse, and Overdose.
7: Production, Distribution, and Regulation.
8: The Social Dimensions of ADHD Medications.
9: The Future of ADHD Medications.
Directory of Resources.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.