• School and Learning
    Ritalin
    Ritalin and the Rebound Effect
    When some kids come off of their Ritalin doses, they experience a "rebound" effect. ...
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    Ritalin
    Long-Term Effects of Ritalin®?
    A parent asks what long-term effects might be associated with the use of Ritalin on children. ...
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    Ritalin
    Determining Ritalin Dosage
    The appropriate dosage of Ritalin for children is a very confusing issue. ...
  • School and Learning
    Ritalin
    Dilated Pupils and Ritalin
    Find out about one of the side effects of Ritalin: dilation of the pupils. ...
  • School and Learning
    Ritalin
    Ritalin Isn't Helping
    When Ritalin doesn't help a child with ADHD, what steps should you take next? ...
  • School and Learning
    Ritalin
    Teacher Recommends Ritalin®
    Teachers are not physicians and cannot recommend any medical intervention, including medication for ADHD. ...
  • School and Learning
    Ritalin
    Worried About Ritalin®
    Our expert reassures a parent who hesitates to put her child on Ritalin® (methylphenidate). ...
  • School and Learning
    Ritalin
    Ritalin® Questions
    It is technically correct to say that Ritalin® does not treat ADD, in the sense that it does not cure the condition. ...
  • Kids
    Anger and Aggression
    Smart but Disruptive
    In the U.S., it has become frighteningly common to suggest that any child who is a "behavior problem" for teachers should go on Ritalin. ...