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Stop diagnosing ADHD

23 May 2012

It is a misconception to categorize ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) as a brain disorder, claims Laura Batstra. ‘ADHD is just a label we give to problematic hyperactive, impulsive and distracted behaviour. By no means all easily distracted children need to go to a psychiatrist.’

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