DR. DILLER APPEARING ON THE DOCTORS TV SHOW ON 11/14

Dr. Diller will be appearing on the Thursday, November 14th, episode of The Doctors which airs nationally. The segment is on the misuse and abuse of Adderall, especially in teens and young adults.  In the Bay Area the program will air on KRON-TV at 11 am. Please check www.thedoctorstv.com for the local channel in your area that airs the show. All or part of the program will also be downloaded to youtube after the program has aired.

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY PODCAST ON THE AMPHETAMINES

The venerable American Chemical Society has released a podcast on the amphetamines.  I am heard in the last third of the podcast which lasts 19 minutes in its entirety.  I'm always interested in your comments.

 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/amphetamines-from-troubled-past-to-present-orbitals-203/id1436176408?i=1000448725274

 

 

LETTER PUBLISHED IN THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY

Comment on Prevalence and Correlates of Prescription Stimulant Use, Misuse, Use Disorders, and Motivations for Misuse Among Adults in the United StateS

 

I wrote my first Ritalin prescription in 1978. I am also a student of stimulant history (1). Therefore, I read with particular interest the article by Compton et al. (2), published in the August 2018 issue of the Journal, on the prevalence and correlates of prescription stimulant use, misuse, use disorders, and motivations for misuse in the U.S. adult population.

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