Children acting like…uh, children? We have a pill for that:
“With more than six million American children having received a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, concern has been rising that the condition is being significantly misdiagnosed and overtreated with prescription medications.
Yet now some powerful figures in mental health are claiming to have identified a new disorder that could vastly expand the ranks of young people treated for attention problems.”
And also vastly expand the profits of Eli Lilly.
“Called sluggish cognitive tempo, the condition is said to be characterized by lethargy, daydreaming and slow mental processing. By some researchers’ estimates, it is present in perhaps two million children.”
Kids who daydream? Oh no, what a catastrophe. I agree with Uncle Buck: