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Monkey Study Suggests ADHD Drugs Do Not Help Memory

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(Psych Central News) A new lab study with monkeys suggests potential dangers associated with high dosages of methylphenidate (Ritalin). According to researchers, the results are similar to a 1977 finding that a low dose of the drug boosted cognitive performance of children with ADHD, but a higher dose that reduced their hyperactivity also impaired their performance on a [...]

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