Benzedrine and dexedrine in the treatment of children's behavior disorders.

@article{Bradley1950BenzedrineAD,
  title={Benzedrine and dexedrine in the treatment of children's behavior disorders.},
  author={Charles Bradley},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1950},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={
          24-37
        }
}
  • C. Bradley
  • Published 1 January 1950
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Pediatrics
The effect of benzedrine® (dl-amphetamine) and dexedrine® (d-amphetamine) sulfates upon the behavior of maladjusted children was studied in the somewhat controlled setting of a children's psychiatric hospital. Twelve years' experience with these drugs is reported involving observations upon 275 children who received benzedrine®, 113 who received dexedrine® and 82 who received both preparations. The most frequent optimal daily dose was 20 mg. of benzedrine® and 10 mg. of dexedrine®. Specific… 
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