Behavioral Drug Use

Parents, educators and medical experts testified about psychiatric disorders such as attention deficit disorder/ attention deficit… read more

Parents, educators and medical experts testified about psychiatric disorders such as attention deficit disorder/ attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD); the role of schools in diagnosis; whether those making diagnosis decisions are adequately trained; and whether parents are pressured to place their children on behavioral drugs to facilitate the management of their behavior in school. The hearing was in response to the dramatic increase in the prescription and use of stimulants such as Ritalin, anti-depressants like Prozac and other psychotropic drugs. close

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Program ID:
159514-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 2000
Last Aired:
Sep 30, 2000

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  • Sep 29, 2000 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 2000 | 9:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 30, 2000 | 2:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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