Are American boys being drugged into submissiveness for the convenience of their teachers? Drugging children for gender differences could be harmful.
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1.The psychic and emotional energy associated with instinctual biological drives. 2. a. Sexual desire. b. Manifestation of the sexual drive. [Latin, desire.] -The American Heritage Dictionary*
Puberty, Precocious adrenarche and ADD/ADHD
In young boys, age inappropriate behavior caused by high androgen levels can be mistaken for attention deficit disorder.
Ritalin and ADD/ADHD:
Bad Boys Take Drugs
Drugging children for gender differences could be harmful. By Steve Edelman.
Only in America are so many boys (and some girls) drugged to make them sit passively in school.
Meanwhile the students of US schools again failed to measure up to the world’s top countries on standardized tests. Perhaps drugging the students of other countries could bring them down to the level of ours.
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*Excerpted from The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition (c) 1996 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Electronic version licensed from INSO Corporation; further reproduction and distribution in accordance with the Copyright Law of the United States. All rights reserved.