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Mental Illness in Children -- Part IV

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Mental Illness in Children -- Part IV

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Mental Illness in Children — Part IV

Mental Illness in Children -- Part IV

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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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