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Study Drugs

Many Ivy League Students Think Study Drugs Are Just Fine

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.02.2014 | College

Almost one in five students at Ivy League universities admit to misusing ADHD prescription, commonly called study drugs, and roughly one-third do not ...

These Study Drugs Aren't Just For 'Slackers'

Joyce Chen | Posted 03.05.2014 | Teen
Joyce Chen

The prominence of study drugs has boomed, a phenomenon where the "druggies" are not slackers or social outcasts but the academic elite, the goody-two-shoes classmates.

Schumer: Kids Should Lay Off The Study Drugs

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.20.2013 | College

On Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on administrators at the State University of New York and City University of New York systems, along wit...

What Most Parents Of Teens Are Unaware Of

Posted 05.21.2013 | Parents

By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/20/2013 12:47 PM EDT on LiveScience Many parents are not aware that their teenage c...

Using Study Drugs to Get Better Grades: Why You Should Think Twice

Her Campus | Posted 06.09.2013 | College
Her Campus

What's a collegiette to do when it's midnight and she hasn't even started studying for that 8 a.m. exam yet? Several college students across the country have found a risky solution: study drugs. Used without a prescription, however, these drugs can be dangerous -- not to mention illegal.

Adderall: Where Cheaters Always Win and Winners Always Cheat

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 01.15.2013 | College
J.J. Colagrande

This week, The Miami Hurricane, the school newspaper for the University of Miami, caused a stir on campus when they published not one, but two articles basically encouraging students to use the illegal and over prescribed ADHD drug Adderall to get through tough academic times.

Madeline Levine Talks To HuffPost Parents

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents

California psychologist Madeline Levine’s new book, "Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success," has been generating a lot of attent...

Adderall: The New Red Bull for Teens

Deepika Bodapati | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Deepika Bodapati

I have seen the fiercest of debaters pop a pill before a round to "get in the zone." I have seen a D student down a pill with a quick swig of water before a Spanish quiz. I, myself, have been offered the pill multiple times during finals week.

Adderall Abuse Can Lead To Psychosis, Suicide

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The May suicide of Vanderbilt student Kyle Craig shocked his friends and family. Described by his father as "focused, happy, achieving and social," Cr...