Logical Conclusion or Masterful Illusion: You Be The Judge
Most patients with an educational or attention deficit seek the same thing – improvement. Whether by therapeutic process, glasses, contact lenses, vitamin supplementation, medical intervention or surgery – or some combination of these – acceptance of potential solutions seems lodged somewhere between doorsteps of improvement and credibility. People will take the advice of those they trust, this is clear. But it seems the clarity ends there, and as some patients have discovered, deciphering the biases and preconceived notions within Western Medicine can be a murky expedition.
In their December 15 edition, The New York Times published an article entitled The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder. For parents considering medication for their kids, it’s worth the read.