A Nation of Wimps

A Nation of Wimps

“Parents are going to ludicrous lengths to take the bumps out of life for their children. However, parental hyperconcern has the net effect of making kids more fragile; that may be why they’re breaking down in record numbers.”

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Why French kids don’t have ADHD

Why French kids don’t have ADHD

“In the United States, at least 9% of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for ADHD is less than .5%. How come the epidemic of ADHD—which has become firmly established in the United States—has almost completely passed over children in France?”

Published on March 8, 2012 by Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D. in Suffer the Children 

The case against labeling and medicating children, and effective alternatives for treating them