Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Despite Being Admitted As An Invention, Doctors Are Doubling Prescriptions for "ADHD" Among Adults

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Despite the fact that the man, Dr. Kagen, who originally came up with "ADHD", admitted that it was merely his own "invention", psychologists and psychiatrists contiue to treat the behavior as if its real and are doubling up on handing out drugs to the customers...

"The number of U.S. adults and young adults receiving prescriptions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has nearly doubled over the past four years, The New York Times reported."
"American psychologist Lisa Cosgrove and others investigated in their study Financial Ties between DSM-IV Panel Members and the Pharmaceutical Industry7. They found that “Of the 170 DSM panel members 95 (56%) had one or more financial associations with companies in the pharmaceutical industry. One hundred percent of the members of the panels on ‘Mood Disorders’ and ‘Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders’ had financial ties to drug companies. The connections are especially strong in those diagnostic areas where drugs are the first line of treatment for mental disorders.” In the next edition of the manual, the situation is unchanged. “Of the 137 DSM-V panel members who have posted disclosure statements, 56% have reported industry ties – no improvement over the percent of DSM-IV members.” “The very vocabulary of psychiatry is now defined at all levels by the pharmaceutical industry,” said Dr Irwin Savodnik, an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California at Los Angeles..." ~Source
So who benefits the most from this increase of prescriptions? The pharmaceutical companies! They make billions of dollars a year without any proof that their chemicals do anything in any significant way. Moreover, they make billions of dollars on people who have no actual illness!
So if there's no such thing as ADHD, what's going on? A lack of self-control, self-discipline, motivation, maturity, right thinking, a good diet, and exercise. 

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