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  • The Facts About Concerta

    Why is this medication prescribed? Methylphenidate is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Methylphenidate (Ritalin, Ritalin-SR) is also used to treat narcolepsy (uncontrolled...

  • The Facts About Ritalin

    Why is this medication prescribed? Methylphenidate is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Methylphenidate (Ritalin, Ritalin-SR) is also used to treat narcolepsy (uncontrolled...

  • The Facts About Strattera

    Straterra Atomoxetine is used to increase the ability to pay attention and decrease impulsiveness and hyperactivity in children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

  • Adderall

    Why is this medication prescribed? The combination of dextroamphetamine and amphetamine is used as part of a total treatment program for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

  • Borderline Personality Disorder: An Encyclopedic View

    Definition borderline personality disorder is a condition characterized by impulsive actions, mood instability, and chaotic relationships. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Personality disorders are chronic...