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Chace Crawford Fears He Was Overprescribed

August 09, 2010 07:11:21 GMT

The actor was treated with stimulant drugs when he was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, but he doubts that he suffered the developmental disorder.


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"Gossip Girl" star Chace Crawford fears he was "overprescribed" medication for Attention Deficit Disorder as a child - because he's not convinced the diagnosis was correct. Doctors told Crawford he suffered from the developmental disorder while he was growing up and he was treated with stimulant drugs - but he now wonders if they were necessary.

He tells Britain's Evening Standard, "I don't know, but I don't think I am ADD. Now I'm much more interested in knowledge and learning. I watch a lot of documentaries and news, I have a hunger for that. As a kid, I was more interested in daydreaming and friends."

He additionally gushes, "They used to really overprescribe that stuff. (But) maybe it was good I took a little bit of medication, y'know? To help facilitate my schoolwork."


 




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