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ADHD Drugs Keep People on the Straight & Narrow?

ADHD Drugs Keep People on the Straight & Narrow?

Can ADHD Drugs Help Keep People Law-Abiding?


People With ADHD Less Likely to Break Law When on Medication

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The findings are interesting, says Howard Abikoff, PhD. He is a professor in the department of child and adolescent psychiatry at the New York University Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center.

‘”There is some evidence to suggest that while on medication, a person with ADHD is less likely to get involved in criminal behavior,” he says. “They may be less impulsive, or perhaps they are better organized in their life.” Some may have poor judgment when they are not taking medicine to control their symptoms.

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