Final Essay outline ms. hindman 08

Final Essay outline ms. hindman 08 - Uncontrollable Doctors...

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Outline ADD drugs are a proven health hazard that only works temporarily and there are other safe yet effective ways of treating the disorder Amphetamine base Cause Heart attacks Strokes o Between 1990 and 2000 there were 186 deaths from methylphenidate High blood pressure Prescribed to children (5 and up) 6 million children are prescribed Great threat to children’s health 11 million children addicted Production for the drug Ritalin increased seven hundred percent between 1990 and 1998 ADD ( Attention Deficit Disorder) ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) Symptoms social interaction problems, academic difficulty do not obey rules Hyper
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Unformatted text preview: Uncontrollable Doctors prescribe the drug like candy Receive incentives from pharmaceutical companies Do not follow a proper procedure Should take weeks 1. Talk to close ones 2. Study behavior 3. Physiological tests Instead just do a short IQ test 1. 15 minutes long 2. No physical tests 3. Faulty because anyone who is sleepy could fail Relates to the giver People were drugged to hinder their emotions We give kids drugs that do the same to keep them focused on societys expectations Quick Fix Vs. Good Parenting skills QF: Bad for health and temporary but instant and easy Hard and Long but lasting effect...
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