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Subject: Psychology
Date: February 6, 2008
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Given that nicotine is known to cause hypoxia (too little oxygen) in the uterus, and that hypoxia causes brain damage, smoking during pregnancy could be an important contributing factor leading to ADHD. The first-line medications used to treat ADHD are mostly stimulants, which work by stimulating the areas of the brain responsible for focus, attention, and impulse control...
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These include: Caffeine, Nicotine, Methylphenidate, Amphetamines, Dextroamphetamine, Adderall (a trade name for a mixture of dextroamphetamine and laevoamphetamine salts), and Methamphetamine. There are also many alternative treatments for ADHD, and all of them are as heavily disputed as the mainstream...
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