Psychiatrists drugging children for “social justice”
2 September 2015 | Jon Rappoport
Attention Disorder or Not, Pills to Help in School (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/09/health/attention-disorder-or-not-children-prescribed-pills-to-help-in-school.html)
9 October 2012 | Alan Schwarz, nytimes.com
Although A.D.H.D is the diagnosis Dr. [Michael] Anderson makes, he calls the disorder “made up” and “an excuse” to prescribe the pills [Adderall] to treat what he considers the children’s true ill — poor academic performance in inadequate schools.
“I don’t have a whole lot of choice,” said Dr. Anderson, a pediatrician for many poor families in Cherokee County, north of Atlanta. “We’ve decided as a society that it’s too expensive to modify the kid’s environment. So we have to modify the kid.”