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ADHD medication may be linked to adult depression

Recent animal studies suggest that childhood Ritalin use may be linked to adult depression. This means that professionals must be diligent in their diagnosis of attention deficit disorders as a misdiagnosis unnecessarily places people at risk of depression in adulthood. Several studies have confirmed these results.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Boston Herald

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About: ADHD medication may be linked to adult depression

Date: 11 December 2004

Source: Boston Herald

Author: Jules Crittenden

URL: http://news.bostonherald.com/localRegional/view.bg?articleid=58318

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