Generation Rx

Generation Rx

Reading, Writing, and Ritalin

Streaming Video - 2010
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During the decade spanning 1990 and 2000, there was a 700 percent increase in the use of Ritalin among schoolchildren. In addition, millions of prescriptions for Prozac and other anti-depressants were written for preschoolers and adolescents. This edition of Investigative Reports questions whether America's easy acceptance of pharmacological solutions has made the medication of troubled children too commonplace, becoming, in a sense, a tool for squeezing kids into conformation with accepted behavioral norms.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2001
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (45 min.) :,sd., col., digital file

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