Is ADHD an Epidemic?


Are we medicating children for being “just kids” or are we helping kids who are suffering with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – enabling them to do well in school and at home? The heated debate over different approaches to ADHD has gone on for years – what have we learned and why do other countries have far fewer kids taking drugs for ADHD? We’ll talk with Dr. Marilyn Wedge, author of a Disease Called Childhood, and Dr. J. Russell Ramsey, author of The Adult ADHD Toolkit about current treatments.

(AP Photo/University of Alabama-Birmingham, Jim Willett)

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