Monthly Archives: November 2014

Is ADHD being over medicalised and is that process driven by drug companies?

This one is just too pathetic: http://www.ibtimes.com/higher-rates-…groups-1727751 Recent growth of reported ADHD diagnoses and prescriptions, especially in adults, isnt simply due to an increasse in the number of people who have the condition, writes Brandeis University social science Professor Peter … Continue reading

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The History of ADHD

The oldest known account of what appears to be ADHD appears in Hippocrates aphorisms. Hippocrates described patients who had…. “quickened responses to sensory experience, but also less tenaciousness because the soul moves on quickly to the next impression”. He attributed … Continue reading

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ADHD and Creativity

There has been some dispute as to whether there is a direct link between ADHD and creativity. Those of us who have ADHD know it is true. Some doctors who treat ADHD believe that there is nothing but negativity associated … Continue reading

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ADHD: a proposed model of its aetiology

While I am nominally a general practitioner I am now working full time in a rather specialised practice dealing almost entirely with ADHD and its sequilae in adults (I see a more limited number of children). The most troublesome of … Continue reading

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