Enough Already with the ADHD Increases!

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I'll keep this brief because I recently released a blog on ADHD with up-to-date stats, links, etc. However, this article just published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry elevates the rate of ADHD to an all-time high, reporting that 1 in 5 high school boys have been diagnosed wtih ADHD.

ADHD U.S.A. - Is Rise in ADHD Treatment Truly Justified?

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Ask anyone about what they think about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, and you are likely to elicit a variety of opinions. In my office, I have heard everything from “ADHD is a scam” to “but doctor, my son MUST have ADHD – the saliva test I sent to Dr so-and-so in Arizona proves it!”


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