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Adult ADHD Prescription Use at All Time High

Researchers said the high demand is related to rising diagnoses.

Prescription use treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is at an all time high. There has been a 36 percent increase in prescription use in the past five years.

Health Care Insights researchers said part of the high demand is related to rising diagnoses among children and adults. They also said the drugs are easily accessible.

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