Children with ADHD find medication frees them to choose between right and wrong, study suggests

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 09:00 in Psychology & Sociology

Children living with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder tend to feel that they benefit from medication to treat the condition and do not feel that the medication turns them into "robots", according to a new report. In fact, they report feeling that medication helps them to control their behavior and make better decisions. The study, which gives a voice to the children themselves, provides valuable insights into their experiences and the stigma they face.

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