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Stimulants and the developing brain

PhD ceremony:dr. L.J.S. Schweren
When:December 14, 2016
Start:11:00
Supervisors:prof. dr. P.J. (Pieter) Hoekstra, prof. J.K. Buitelaar
Co-supervisor:dr. C.A. (Catharina) Hartman
Where:Academy building RUG
Faculty:Medical Sciences / UMCG
Stimulants and the developing brain

ADHD medication has no damaging long-term effect on the brain

ADHD medication has no damaging long-term effect on the way young children’s brains develop. In addition, the behaviour of children who take medication for ADHD develops in the same way as that of children with ADHD who do not take medication. These are the results of research carried out by brain researcher Lizanne Schweren of the University Medical Center Groningen.

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