With ADD or ADHD, educating ourself is an important tool, and it’s important that we get accurate information. And we may have a tendency to be gullible.
For example, recently Indiana GOP U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, informed us that a woman cannot get pregnant from rape. Who knew??
“There is no idea so stupid that you can’t find a professor who will believe it.” H.L. Mencken – ‘or some fool to champion it.’ Anonymous
So we will need to get into the discussion of whether or not ADD or ADHD really exists, and then about the myths of Ritalin. Coming soon to a blog near you.
(I think we will skip the discussions of whether or not the earth is flat, or whether or not the sun revolves around the earth. But we may mention some of the myths about ritalin being harmful, and about too many children getting it, and about doctors being paid to prescribe it. Or not)
I am a psychiatric physician.
I learned I have ADHD at age 64, and then wrote two ADHD books for adults, focusing on strategies for making your life better.
Your Life Can Be Better; strategies for adults with ADD/ADHD
available at amazon.com, or smashwords.com (for e books)
Living Daily With Adult ADD or ADHD: 365 Tips O the Day ( e-book).
This is one tip at a time, one page at a time, at your own pace. It's meant to last a year.
As a child, I was a bully. Then there was a transformation.
Now I am committed to helping people instead abusing them.
The Bully was published in January, 2016.
It's in print or e book, on Amazon.