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Amphetamines

The B.A.A.A.D. Scale: How I Rose to My Bottom

Abby Higgs | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Abby Higgs

Later that day, I spoke to a physician at a local rehab and said, "I've had my ADHD diagnosis since the Berlin Wall fell. I'm in my 30s. I have a professional job. I cannot afford to suffer the effects of being addicted to amphetamines anymore. Therefore, I think I might need help."

It's Not Just About A-Rod -- It's the Failure of PED Testing in MLB

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

I do not believe that the use of PEDs among major leaguers is over. What is needed is a more effective drug testing program which eliminates the false negative issue, and more stringent penalties in order to make the risk/reward ratio less appealing.

The NFL's ADHD, Adderall Mess

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

Apparently the Adderall craze that has hit America's college students is also making an impression on the professional football players in the National Football League. NFL drug suspensions will hit a record this year, and at least some are felt to be related to amphetamine use, which is the main ingredient of Adderall.

Speed Thrills? The NFL's Newest Drug Problem

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 01.28.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — More NFL players are testing positive for amphetamines, a class of substances that includes the ADHD drug Adderall. Since the start ...

Why "Study Drugs" Undermine Real Success

Madeline Levine | Posted 08.12.2012 | Parents
Madeline Levine

There is no drug that crafts an internal sense of self. Reliance on external reinforcements only gets in the way.

The Madness of Meth

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 12.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

Out-of-control behavior, irresponsible actions and the ability to substantially screw up one's life knows no boundaries between the use of alcohol or drugs.

Do ADHD Kids Abuse Drugs More Often?

Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D. | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home
Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D.

Scientific research studies, with their graphs, tables and numbers, give us a solid kind of feeling. Scientific research somehow feels hard and weight...