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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Many Ivy League students don't view ADHD medication misuse as cheating: 18 percent use stimulants to help them study

By Science Daily
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics
Originally published May 1, 2014

Summary

Nearly one in five students at an Ivy League college reported misusing a prescription stimulant while studying, and one-third of students did not view such misuse as cheating, according to a new study. Stimulants are used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Recent studies have shown that students without ADHD are misusing these medications in hopes of gaining an academic edge.

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