Czeisler on Ritalin

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This reference is used to annotate "I would never send my kids to school" (2017) by Piotr Wozniak

“Many children in our society don’t get adequate amounts of sleep,” Czeisler says. “Contrary to what one might expect, it’s common to see irritability and hyperactivity in sleep-deprived children. Is it really surprising that we treat them with wake-promoting drugs like Ritalin?” Schools and athletic programs press children to stay awake longer, and some children may be chronically sleep-deprived


Quoted excerpts come from the following reference:

Author: Craig Lambert

Title: A Culture of “Sleep Bulimia”

Link: http://harvardmagazine.com/2005/07/deep-into-sleep.html

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