The Hefty Price Of 'Study Drug' Misuse On College Campuses
Nonmedical use of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder drugs on college campuses, such as Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta and Vyvanse, has exploded in the past decade, with a parallel rise in depression disorders and binge drinking among young adults. These ADHD drugs act as a brain stimulant that are normally prescribed to individuals who display symptoms of ADHD. These stimulants boost the availability of dopamine, a chemical responsible for transmitting signals between the nerve cells of the brain.
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