Raised on Ritalin is a comics memoir/history about growing up with ADD/ADHD and being treated with Ritalin and other meds.
Raised on Ritalin uses my firsthand experience of growing up with ADD and being treated with Ritalin to look at the disorder and the world surrounding it from many angles (personal, historical, scientific), presented in an accessible, appealing, and engaging format.
I was on Ritalin for 8 years as a kid to treat my ADHD. Did it make me who I am today? This is the concluding chapter of my book Raised on…
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‘Raised on Ritalin’ uses Tyler’s firsthand experience of growing up with ADD and being treated with Ritalin (including his own medical records) to look at the disorder and the world surrounding it from many angles (personal, historical, scientific).
I was diagnosed with ADD when I was 8 years old and prescribed Ritalin. I would take it for almost 8 years. Did it make me who I am? This is a personal story of ADD but also the story of ADD/ADHD itself – what it is, how it came to be, treatments, controversies, and lots of context.
Raised on Ritalin: A Personal Story of ADHD, Medication, and Modern Psychiatry. By Tyler Page. At age 8 in 1985, Tyler was among the first generation of kids diagnosed with ADD and prescribed Ritalin.
Raised On Ritalin: Musician in Lutherville, Maryland. Currently seeking: Keyboard.The music you hear above is from one of my other rock projects. But my other side venture «Raised On Ritalin» needs another keyboardist! We will be carrying 2
I just listened to Tyler’s presentation from the July 2015 Comics and Medicine conference. Hearing it again reminded me of all the important things he said about how to help those with ADHD move beyond the limitations of the disorder.
Page is now a 40-year-old artist based in Minneapolis. His comic Raised on Ritalin explores how ADHD has affected his life, as well as those of his loved ones. It questions what causes the disease
Like many Gen X kids, Page took Ritalin to control attention problems and hyperactive behavior. As an adult, he notices his old symptoms returning and goes back on medication, but this time he starts
Raised on Ritalin. Raised on Ritalin: A Personal Story of ADHD, Medication, and Modern Psychiatry is part memoir, part historical and scientific narrative. It is a book about being diagnosed with ADHD and prescribed Ritalin when I was 8, and how ADHD and medications impacted my life from then on.
There’s been no shortages of books and articles lately claiming ADHD is a made-up, harmful diagnosis. As someone who has lived with ADHD for 40 years, I disagree. Some people who think ADHD is
Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a central nervous system stimulant. It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. Ritalin is used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and narcolepsy. Ritalin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.