Posts Tagged with psychiatry

  1. Increase in ADHD (mis)Diagnosis

    [ By on March 26, 2016 ]

    The emphasis in our public education model is increasingly becoming about memorization and focus. Generally, over the past 10 years, schools have become more focused on textbook information and teaching to the test rather than being focused on lateral thinking and free thought. In addition, school days have become longer and the amount of homework students are assigned has increased, leaving less free time throughout the day. It is natural for young people to need to expend energy, and the result of not doing so because of lack of free time is constantly bored students with pent up energy and no way to deal with it, causing inability to focus during class. In the current education model, focus is necessary ...

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