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Common drugs used to treat adult ADHD include Ritalin (methylphenidate), Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine), Desoxyn (methamphetamine), and Adderall (a mixture of methamphetamine and dextroamphetamine).

Lack of organizational skills, procrastination and the inability to keep appointments are some of the telltale signs of adult ADHD. Adults with ADHD are also more likely to experience job loss, struggle in relationships and get into a car accident. That said the disorder often goes untreated, as many adults don’t realize they have it.

Lack of organizational skills, procrastination and the inability to keep appointments are some of the telltale signs of adult ADHD. Adults with ADHD are also more likely to experience job loss,...

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Dr. Edward Hallowell has written some of the best books on ADHD. A fellow ADHD suffering, Hallowell had authored more than 18 books on the subject, including Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthoodand Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most Out of Life With Attention Deficit Disorder. For more titles by Dr. Hallowell, go to www.drhallowell.com. **

Dr. Edward Hallowell has written some of the best books on ADHD. A fellow ADHD suffering, Hallowell had authored more than 18 books on the subject, including *Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and...

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Answered Is stimulant medication addictive? 9 years ago

When used correctly, stimulant medication is not addictive. However, young people have been known to abuse stimulant medication by either taking too much or by crushing it up and inhaling it.

My understanding is that stimulation medication only works for hyperactivity children and can cause normal children to be hyper.