French Kids Don't Have ADHD?

The epidemic of ADHD is firmly established in the U.S., but it has almost completely passed over children in France. But why?

Are We An ADHD Culture?

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
A thoroughly modern dilemma.

No ADHD in France?

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP
It isn't surprising that ADHD is commonly diagnosed in the USA but not France.

Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
ADHD is a cultural construction.

French Kids Do Have ADHD

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Its not just kids in the U.S. An interview with Elias Sarkis M.D.

Round and Round Emotions Go

By Patty O'Grady Ph.D.
Teach happiness and the pleasant life.

The "ADHD Personality": Its Cognitive, Biological, and Evolutionary Foundations

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
For good evolutionary reasons, some people are highly impulsive.

ADHD and School: The Problem of Assessing Normalcy in an Abnormal Environment

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
ADHD diagnoses derive from schools' intolerance of normal human Diversity.

Experiences of ADHD-Labeled Kids Who Switch from Conventional Schooling to Homeschooling or Unschooling

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
These kids and parents manage ADHD better without conventional schooling.

Adults with ADHD in Hollywood? Shocker.

By Donna Barstow
Mental health is a challenging field in Los Angeles.

Retention: “It’s Just What We’ve Always Done"

By APA Division 15
Is holding students back worth its associated negatives? Is there a better way?

Acting on Impulse

By Matthew Smith Ph.D.
Why do children do what they do?

Anti-DSM Sentiment Rises in France

By Christopher Lane Ph.D.
Why French psychiatrists and psychoanalysts oppose the diagnostic manual.

5 Dimensions of Adult ADHD in Everyday Behavior

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
From procrastination to driving offenses, ADHD can affect people's daily lives.

If Inability to Delay Gratification Causes Addiction—Uh, Oh!

By Stanton Peele
The French don't pay enough attention to their kids—they'll become addicts!

If I Could Do It Over, I Would Lead My Kids

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
Deferring to kids' whims is not the way to a peaceful home.

The Meaning of Madness

By Neel Burton M.D.
Thinking of 'mental illness' as more than just illness.

Is It Procrastination or Distraction?

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Get the upper hand on procrastination and attention deficit disorder.