The Rise of ADHD

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There's growing concern among some doctors that Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder is over diagnosed and over prescribed by as much as 50 percent over the past ten years. When kids really have that condition, drugs can improve their lives drastically. But the same drugs can also produce addiction, anxiety and even psychosis. That's according to reporting by Alan Schwarz, staff writer for the New York Times.

Credits

Guest:
Alan Schwarz - New York Times - @alanschwarz

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Anna Scott, Kerry Cavanaugh, Gideon Brower