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Workers Seeking Productivity in a Pill Are Abusing A.D.H.D. Drugs

April 20, 2015

(New York Times) – The pills were versions of the drug Adderall, an amphetamine-based stimulant prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder that many college students have long used illicitly while studying. Now, experts say, stimulant abuse is graduating into the work force. Reliable data to quantify how many American workers misuse stimulants does not exist, several experts said.

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