"Adderall is definitely not a drug": justifications for the illegal use of ADHD stimulants.

@article{Desantis2010AdderallID,
  title={"Adderall is definitely not a drug": justifications for the illegal use of ADHD stimulants.},
  author={Alan D. Desantis and Audrey Curtis Hane},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 1-2},
  pages={
          31-46
        }
}
In-depth interviews were conducted in 2007 with 175 undergraduate students (94 males, 81 females, 13 non-Caucasian) at a large, public southeastern research university located in an urban area in the United States. Our primary goal was to identify how these students conceive of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) stimulants and their illegal use. We discovered that these students frame stimulant use as both physically harmless and morally acceptable. Specifically, these students… CONTINUE READING

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