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Dr. Bob on ADHD: To Medicate or Not to Medicate?

Posted Sep 07 2008 8:07pm 1 Comment

I fully understand the concerns of parents regarding medication for ADHD. My wife and I struggled with this when my son was 5. He had a great response to stimulant medication and remained on medication until he was 14. He suffered no observable side effects. He is a 6’4” guy who completed college with honors and has been employed for 5 years in the film industry and currently is an editor for a top rated cable network show. We were at our wits end and what we called “the small vitamin” was a miracle drug. At home we also used psychosocial interventions from time to time during his formative years.

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Here is another article from Dr. Bob on the issue of To Medicate or Not to Medicate an ADHD child.
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