Week 12 Assignment

Click on the hyper link to view a PBS documentary about medicating children with ADHD. The documentary is shown in several chapters or segments; please be sure to view ALL chapters/segments. Next do some Internet research on ADHD and medication and answer the following questions.

1. What medications are used to treat ADHD?

2. What are the risks associated with medications?

3. Do the medications change or suppress a child’s personality?

4. Why are stimulants used to treat ADHD viewed as controversial?

5. Finally, would you treat your own child with medication for ADHD?

6. Fully answer all questions explaining and giving factual details. When necessary give examples and perhaps your life experiences.

7. Use APA writing format, double spacing, in-text citation, references etc.

8. Do not copy and paste information. Paraphrase the information.