Children are being diagnosed with increasing rates of autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and bipolar disorder.  Theories abound about the spike in these conditions. But what if the root problem is, in fact, a society that medicalizes normal childhood behavior?  Clinical psychologist Enrico Gnaulati makes such a claim.  He discusses kids, psychiatric diagnoses, and the … Continued


Children are being diagnosed with increasing rates of autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and bipolar disorder.  Theories abound about the spike in these conditions. But what if the root problem is, in fact, a society that medicalizes normal childhood behavior?  Clinical psychologist Enrico Gnaulati makes such a claim.  He discusses kids, psychiatric diagnoses, and the … Continued


There is much misinformation and skepticism about ADHD, especially since the rates of diagnosis are skyrocketing throughout the world. In the book, ADHD: What Everyone Needs To Know, the authors Stephen Hinshaw and Katherine Ellison examines both the reality of ADHD and the societal forces pushing rates of diagnosis to alarmingly high levels. Join me on … Continued


On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Dr. Deborah Budding joins us to discuss why there are so many kids diagnosed with ADHD, as part of our series on the Science of Health. And, what’s behind all the Asian bashing in the presidential election – Vincent … Continued


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Adult ADHD: The Challenges and Gifts

Join Nurse Rona and guests, Phil Boissiere and Katherine Ellison, for a lively discussion about the diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults.  Is your distractibility, procrastination, perceptiveness, restlessness, high energy, creativity, honesty, or disorganization, a symptom of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or is it something else? Do you see ADHD as a disorder? A difference? … Continued


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