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Controversy Over Medication for ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, and other Behavioral Health Problems: Selected Research

Medication and General Mental Health

The Epidemic of Mental Illness: Why?  By Marcia Angell, New York Times Review of Books, June 23, 2011. A review of the steep rise in mental illness and the drugs used to treat it.

The Illusions of Psychiatry. By Marcia Angell, New York Times Review of Books, July 14, 2011. A review of the DSM and changes in the profession of psychiatry.

Leading Drug Company to Quit Paying Doctors for Promotional Talks. By Charles Ornstein, Scientific American, December 17, 2013.

The ADHD Medication Controversy

The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder.  By Alan Schwartz, New York Times, December 14, 2013.

My Uneasy Marriage to Ritalin. By Lawrence Diller, MD.,  Huffington Post, December 23, 2013. This is a response to The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder, above.

I Overmedicated My Kid – No, It’s Not ADHD: Big Pharma’s Attention Obsession Puts Children at Risk.  By Daniela Drake, MD, Salon, December 16, 2013.  This article outlines some of the many causes of inattention other than brain functioning.

Anxiety: Medication Plus Counseling

Coordinated Treatment Approach Improves Anxiety Symptoms. National Institutes of Mental Health. May 18, 2010.