Why Stimulants Help ADHD

Why Stimulants Help ADHD

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Title Why Stimulants Help ADHD
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Tags SciShow, science, Hank, Green, education, learn, brain, psychology, ADHD, Why Stimulants Help ADHD, stimulants, attentiondeficit hyperactivity disorder, executive functions, low arousal theory, neurotransmitters, neuron, signals, chemical, inbalance, hyperactive, inattentive, dopamine, tonic dopamine, phasic dopamine, urge, methylphenidate, amphetamines, cells, focus, counteract, placebo

It seems like stimulants and hyperactivity shouldn't mix, so why are they so often prescribed to treat ADHD? Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00422 https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00182 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2785488/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25802473 https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/184547 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3777416/ https://static.cambridge.org/resource/id/urn:cambridge.org:id:binary:20170214114345130-0846:S0140525X05430071:S0140525X05000075a.pdf https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/bbae/907320b607564a12c70c0d2939d8052aae78.pdf https://journals.lww.com/jrnldbp/Abstract/2007/08000/Long_Term_School_Outcomes_for_Children_with.1.aspx https://journals.lww.com/jrnldbp/Abstract/2007/08000/Modifiers_of_Long_Term_School_Outcomes_for.2.aspx https://www.webmd.com/add-adhd/ritalin-adderall-difference#1 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18384709 https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02039908 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3489818/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21859174 http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/special-subjects/recreational-drugs-and-intoxicants/amphetamines https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/1691781 Image Sources: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amphetamine.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methylphenidate#/media/File:Methylphenidate-2D-skeletal.svg

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