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Should We Use More Modafinil, the Non-Stimulant Stimulant?

A psychiatrist’s perspective

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Modafinil, the “nonstimulant stimulant” has been around for over thirty years, with demonstrated efficacy for promoting wakefulness in a broad range of situations. It can effectively treat ADHD and shows benefits for depression and other conditions.

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John Kruse

John Kruse

John Kruse MD, PhD, San Francisco psychiatrist, father of twins, marathon runner. Author of Recognizing Adult ADHD: What Donald Trump Can Teach Us About ADHD

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