ADHD – Fact or Fiction? (Reprise)

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Your child has been “diagnosed” with ADHD. Now what? While answering this question on a blog is no easy task, it is a question that I know many parents have wondered. Godly parents love their children dearly, and they certainly want what’s best for them. More often then not, however, when it comes to something like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, shouldn’t they just leave this to the professionals? The problem is, are the professionals being professional? Are the “professionals” even being honest?

A few years ago, in February 2012, there was a shocking confession in the Der Spiegel. In his last

Leon Eisenberg

Leon Eisenberg

interview before his death, Leon Eisenberg, who is considered the “scientific father of ADHD,” admitted in an interview with Der Spiegel, that “ADHD is a prime example of a fictitious disease.” When questioned further about this, he was asked, “Experts speak of 5.4 million American children (1 in 10 boys at the age of 10) who display the symptoms typical of ADHD.… Continue reading

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