Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Prescribing of ADHD stimulants has soared in B.C., agency warns

The Vancouver Sun highlighted UBC research that found more than four per cent of elementary school children in B.C. are taking stimulant medications for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

The increase in prescriptions is “unexplained and concerning” according to UBC’s Therapeutics Initiative.

Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/05/29/prescribing-of-adhd-stimulants-has-soared-in-b-c-agency-warns/

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