I really don't think Ritalin's a good idea - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Colin Wright
    • 10.03.10 | 10:04 (IST)

    Our second child -- aka 'The Boy,' 'Genghis Boy,' 'Attila the Boy' -- was described as 'the Ritalin Poster child' when he was about four. Unbelievable. The stories I could tell. I figured I should have gotten a double tax deduction just based on the sheer destruction in a typical year. However, no way I was going to drug him. He's fourteen now. Still QUITE a piece of work, but I'd say he's one strong person. Pretty high-maintenance, but he's a keeper. You gotta let kids come to terms with who they actually are. We all have to do that.

    from the article: Study: Thousands of Israeli kids incorrectly prescribed Ritalin
    First published 02:37 10.03.10 | Last updated 10:50 10.03.10
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