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ADHD: Christoph Türcke strives the FAZ

Monday, May 28, 2012

Here I want a very interesting interview on faz.net strongly recommend discussing ADHD and society to read.

Of course not, without it a little critical to accompany.

The respondent - Christoph Türcke (he has a book entitled drafted on "Hyperactive Critique of attention deficit culture!") - First performs very clever how and why our society is largely affected by a attention, a veritable cognitive disorder and sometimes even eaten .

Finally, however, he comes to a solution or improvement approach that initially sounds good, but then (either the estimated FAZ journalist Christiane Hoffmann has not noticed or ignored) resulted in an extremely dubious waters.

For Türcke proposes to schools a subject called "Ritual customer" introduce, on that children learned again to collect seriously, instead of rotting spiritually only between frantically changing screen snippets; not fundamentally bad idea, but the trick lies in the reality of this world. (more ...)

FAZ: ADHD invented disease

Monday, February 13, 2012

"Ritalin is a pill against an invented disease, the disease to be a difficult boy. More and more guys get the diagnosis. The pill makes them smooth, docile, quiet and dependent. "

With these words begins with the title "Ritalin for ADHD - Where the Wild Things lived" the best articles on the topic of ADHD and methylphenidate (Ritalin), which I read in a German mass media in fifteen years of employment with them. (more ...)