Please enter your Phone Number. Send Thanks! A link has been sent. Done Experts: Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy By JIM FITZGERALD 13 minutes ago 0 shares . View photo This undated file photo provided by the Westchester County District Attorneys office shows Lacey Spears, WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) Experts say the New York case of a mother accused of fatally poisoning her 5-year-old son with salt appears to be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers intentionally harm children and then bask in the attention.
ADHD drugs not linked to suicide, study finds
The decision was based on a review of 12 studies that compared the drug with a placebo. Of the 1,375 patients taking atomoxetine in those studies, 0.4 percent reported thinking about suicide, one patient attempted it, and no one died. The results of the BMJ study should also provide relief to parents considering whether to add medications to the treatment of their child's ADHD. Parents voiced these concerns: They don't work. No drug works for everybody. But, extremely well-designed, randomized, double-blind studies generally have shown ADHD medications to be considerably more effective in treating ADHD symptoms than placebos.
Keller @ Large: Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff McCormick CBS Boston
McCormick is a Boston resident and founder of a venture capital firm, Saturn Partners. He is making his first run for elected office. Watch Part 1: Watch Part 2: You can listen to Keller @Large on WBZ News Radio every weekday at 7:55 a.m. and 12:25 p.m.