Tuesday, 19 May 2009

My Child Is Wild - Should I Medicate Him?

If your child is suffering from ADHD or has some other behavior disorder, you have to make a decision whether to medicate or not. Unfortunately the medications are mostly based on amphetamine type drugs and you do not want your child to take a Schedule Class 2 drug ! These medications CAN work in relieving symptoms and your child may be calmer but while the symptoms are alleviated, the behavior problems remain ! No medication can solve a behavior problem and recent research shows that behavior modification together with some medication or even without any at all, is the only effective way to get over the problem. Read the article below for a good overview of the problem before you decide anything for your child.

To Medicate Or Not?  Is There A Drug For ADHD?

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