How can this be?
Almost one in five of American high school boys is being diagnosed with ADHD. In the South, it’s almost one in four.
Children on Medicaid are diagnosed at rates about one-third higher than those who are not.
Taking ADHD medication can result in drug addiction and even psychosis.
Diagnoses have gone up more than 50% in the last decade.
Something is disturbingly, dangerously wrong here. And I think it’s with our parents, schools, and doctors, not with our children.
For more see “More Diagnoses of Hyperactivity Causing Concern,” Alan Schwarz and Sarah Cohen, NYT