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Mental Illness in Children -- Part IV

The number of American children diagnosed and medicated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder more than tripled in the 1990s. Some scientists say it's good that children are getting treatment, while others worry that kids are being drugged for having normal childhood problems. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.

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Snigdha Prakash
Pieces by National Desk reporter Snigdha Prakash can be heard on NPR's All Things Considered and Morning Edition. The majority of Snigdha's past reports have focused on topics related to entrepreneurship, business, banking and the economy.