Adderall Pros And Cons

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Adderall is a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, central nervous system stimulants that affect chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to focus and other behaviors. Adderall is often prescribed to those diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, and other brain disorders. Although the prescribed use of Adderall has helped those suffering attention deficit disorders, the recent rise in nonmedical use of Adderall has led to unfair academic advantages along with an increased pressure to use stimulants among students.
Adderall is easily accessible on university campuses due to the lenient health care clinicians and the fact that one can find a person with a prescription willing to sell their pills or even give them away which has created a black market for the drug on campuses. College students are able to bypass psychiatrists and more stringent testing by going to the campus health clinic for an ADHD misdiagnosis (Stolz 2). Another factor that contributes to the demand for Adderall is money, those with a prescription not only benefit from heightening their academic performance but also have the opportunity to generate an income from the medication. Those using Adderall also enjoy an enhanced concentration in school while non-users have to do the same workload without
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The difference between users and non-users is apparent in grade distributions and exam scores because of the significant advantage given to those taking Adderall with recent studies supporting the fact
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