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#794541 - 11/28/12 05:34 PM ADD Medication and Criminal Behavior
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Can you easily say "criminal behavior" and ADD in the same sentence? Not me! It really sticks in my craw to say them together. However, I had a reader request, so this week I am tackling this sensitive topic on the BellaOnline ADD site. The article will be featured tomorrow, but it is live on the site now.

Medication, Criminal Behavior and ADD


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#794560 - 11/28/12 08:41 PM Re: ADD Medication and Criminal Behavior [Re: Connie - ADD/Sandwiches]
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I prefer to accentuate the positives of ADD/ADHD, but I would be remiss not to comment on this topic after this research came out.
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#794577 - 11/29/12 04:21 AM Re: ADD Medication and Criminal Behavior [Re: Connie - ADD/Sandwiches]
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Having problems with executive functioning can lead to impulsive behavior. Sometimes kids get into the wrong place with the wrong group. That's when it is dangerous to be impulsive.
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#794708 - 11/30/12 04:12 AM Re: ADD Medication and Criminal Behavior [Re: Connie - ADD/Sandwiches]
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Many times kids with untreated ADD have such a tough time in school, that when they turn 18, they vote with their feet. They drop out. That sets them up for having trouble finding employment.
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#794832 - 12/01/12 07:45 AM Re: ADD Medication and Criminal Behavior [Re: Connie - ADD/Sandwiches]
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It's difficult to rein in those impulsive actions when you are a young person living with untreated ADD.
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#794913 - 12/02/12 07:09 AM Re: ADD Medication and Criminal Behavior [Re: Connie - ADD/Sandwiches]
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Here is an article that goes well with this one. Its focus is on younger children.

Impulsive Behaviors and Kids with ADD
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#794974 - 12/02/12 08:18 PM Re: ADD Medication and Criminal Behavior [Re: Connie - ADD/Sandwiches]
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I hope that his study is a call to action for people who have young folks with ADD, but who are not getting treatments.
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#795165 - 12/03/12 02:35 PM Re: ADD Medication and Criminal Behavior [Re: Connie - ADD/Sandwiches]
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For some people, medication makes all the difference; for others, not so much.
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