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Too Many Children with ADHD Are Not Getting Their Medication

Reuters Health reports that there are a growing number of kids with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are not getting the medication that they need.
"Rather than the popular belief that children are being overmedicated... in fact
they're being under-medicated," study co-author Dr. Wendy Reich, of Washington
University School of Medicine, in St. Louis, Missouri, told Reuters Health.
Reich found that only 59 percent of boys and 46 percent of girls are getting medication to treat their ADHD. Her conclusion is that, "There continues to be room for improvement in the treatment of ADHD in the general population." Read more online.

Posted By: Lori S