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Old April 30th, 2008 #6
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Originally Posted by Leshrac View Post
Hyperactivity isn't a scam. Hyperactive people indeed need treatment.
Why is this only a recent issue in the West, as in the past 30 or 40 years? Why is it virtually non-existant in places like Japan, or amongst religious groups like the Amish?

The answer is clear: it's a matter of bad parenting, and far too much permissiveness on the part of our authority figures in general.

Also, as Susan and I both mentioned, there is a lot of MONEY to be made off this BS.