The Ignorance of Mental Health...
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01-08-2013, 12:41 PM
Join Date: Nov 2006
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One out of every 8 children is diagnosed with "adhd" and advised and often times prescribed synthetic cocaine (this ratio may be off) to treat a "medical disorder" with no empirical evidence to suggest it even exists. Even if what you say is true, that small portion is far reaching.
Your original statement discounted the entire field. However, your subsequent posts have only focused on medication. Psychotherapy makes up a huge portion of the psychiatry and psychology fields.
And also, while I don't know anything about ADHD. For other mental diseases, there is a plethora of 'empirical evidence' to support their diagnoses.
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