Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most controversial and misunderstood medical conditions today. With skyrocketing rates of diagnosis and medication treatment, it has generated a firestorm of controversy. Alarming questions have been raised about ADHD in recent years, and authors Stephen P. Hinshaw and Richard M. Scheffler answer them in this informative and essential new book. Questions such as:
- Why are one in nine children and adolescents in the U.S. now diagnosed with ADHD, with projected rates still rising?
- Why are nearly 70% of those diagnosed with ADHD prescribed medication?
Listen to the interview here.