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Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification

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Use of Drugs to Treat ADHD and Depression in Youth

Chart showing increase in use of ADHD and depression drugs from 1995-1999. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use increased by 62 percent; central nervous system stimulants use increased by 26 percent.

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