Are Sensory Symptoms Part of ADHD?

Well, are they? I’m asking for a friend.

Actually, I’m asking for a group of researchers in the Netherlands who just did a study that raises questions about whether sensory symptoms should be considered as diagnostic criteria for ADHD.

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ADHD and the War on Drugs

Over four decades ago, President Nixon declared the “War on Drugs,” which escalated efforts to fight drug abuse through law enforcement, incarceration, and supply-side interventions in source countries. The initiative was a major success: it put drug traffickers out of business and ended illegal drug use in the United States.

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ADHD Dread

I used to dread school. Not that anything especially bad happened. But the lack of stimulation, the sitting in class zoning out and losing the thread of what the teacher was saying,

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ADHD and Sedentary Behavior

Just sitting around is one of the most dangerous things you can do. Sedentary behavior has been linked to all sorts of health conditions and to early death – hence the dramatic headlines about sitting being the new smoking and all that.

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