Tuesday, March 07, 2006

ADHD is a disorder only in certain settings

From the CEC Smart Brief:

Because people with attention disorder shine in situations that demand spontaneity yet have problems with the tedium of menial work, psychiatrist Paul Steinberg argues that ADHD should be viewed as a "context-driven disorder." He says some people with ADHD will need drugs if they're to succeed in the knowledge-based economy. The New York Times (free registration) (3/7)

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