Ten facts about Adderall

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This video provides an understanding of Adderall, a drug that is prescribed for individuals with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The video also provides information about the effects of Adderall on symptoms. This video is also used to raise awareness about side effects and possible negative consequences of Adderall use.

This video was created by McMaster students Marija Damjanovska and Sherry Feldman as well as Rammiyaa Devan (Ravi Parhar), Rammiyaa Devan (Rammiyaa Devan), and Veronica Sunbaty, in collaboration with McMaster’s Demystifying Medical Program.

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This video is intended for educational purposes only. For information about your health, please consult your doctor.

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References:

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Hanson, C. L., Burton, S. H., Giraud-Carrier, C., West, J. H., Barnes, M. D., & Hansen, B. (2013). Tweaking, tweeting and other social media activities: Exploring Twitter for the non-medical use (Adderall), among college students. Journal of medical Internet research, 15(4), e62.

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