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The 5 Trends Driving the Surge in ADHD

Until recently, 90% of all Ritalin takers lived in the U.S. Now, America is home to only 75% of Ritalin users. But that’s not because Americans are using less of the drug, … 466 more words

Got Kids?

These days, if a child is a tad unruly, mommies take the child to a physician and gets them medicated…whether they need it or not.  It’s a quick fix that turns healthy active children into virtual zombies.  512 more words

Prescription Drug Addiction

Angry about ADD medication.

Recently I read a post done by another blogger in which she discusses her fear of ADD medication for her son, among other things.

I commented, telling her not to be afraid of ADD medication.   984 more words

Meng nou saam; goggas en diamante…

Ek reken die vervaardigers van die realiteitsprogram “Come Dine with Me” verdien ‘n Oscar toekenning.

Vir dié wat droogbek uitgemis het tot nou; dis wanneer vier wildvreemdes; in vier aande, oor en weer aansit vir ‘n driegang ete by mekaar, aan huis. 1,569 more words

Expat Living

Warum gibt es so viel unwissenschaftlichen Unfug über ADHS

ADHS wurde schon Ende des 19 Jarhunderts beschrieben im “Struwelpeter” in den Figuren des “Hans Guck in die Luft” und des Zappelphillip. Die Behandlung mit Ritalin also Methylphenidat ist seit den 60er Jahren des vergangenen Jahrhunderts möglich. 336 more words


ADHD and Psychiatric Name Calling

Recently I published a post titled “Name Calling by Psychiatrists: Is it Time to Put a Stop to it?” Among the points that I had tried to make is that psychiatrists falsely claim that the names they use to describe patients are “diagnoses.” In actuality, all that they do is convert someone’s expressed concerns into medical jargon. 1,781 more words

Mental Illness

A Natural Fix For A.D.H.D.

The New York Times

By RICHARD A. FRIEDMAN, October 31, 2014

ATTENTION deficit hyperactivity disorder is now the most prevalent psychiatric illness of young people in America, affecting 11 percent of them at some point between the ages of 4 and 17. 2,102 more words