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The Adderall Empire cover
Winter 2015

The Adderall Empire: A Life with ADHD and the Millennials’ Drug of Choice

The Adderall Empire cover

Andrew K. Smith ’14

Booktrope: 2015

Smith’s memoir, The Adderall Empire, gives you a look into his life and struggle with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Diagnosed in late high school, Smith was prescribed Adderall and was catapulted into what he calls the “Adderall Empire.” This empire is a world in which Smith believes people lose their creative minds to the drug.

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