Parents Struggle With Decision To Medicate Bipolar Kids

Treating a child with heavy medication has far-reaching implications.

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    That you have a medicated, glassy-eyed cousin who speaks in a monotone is not justification for you to offer your unsolicited advice on the subject of whether or not I medicate my child. The decision to ... Lucas will likely struggle with ADHD for the ...
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  • The Problem with ADHD: Researchers’ Constructions and Parents’ Accounts
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    “The fact that a similar pattern of hypoactivated daily cortisol in response to stress has been found across studies of parents of individuals with different diagnoses (i.e., schizophrenia, autism, developmental disabilities, and in the present analysis ...
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