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Medicine: Children and Prescription Drugs / Add #158106

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 03, 1995
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Grand Junction, Colorado: Deborah Amos) The use of prescription drugs to control the behavior of school children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder (ADD) featured; scenes shown from Grand Junction, Colorado. [Youngster Ross BAUER, mother Janell BAUER - talk about his changed behavior.] [School SUPERINTENDENT - comments.] Newspaper story on the number of ADD cases diagnosed by one doctor, James Lauer, outlined. [LAUER - defends medication.] [Pediatric neurologist Dr. Lawrence CHARNAS - wonders about ADD.]

Amos, Deborah;
Simpson, Carole

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