Amen’s “7 Types of A.D.D.” Are B.S.

They’re nothing more than repackaging a condition in order to sell products

In my previous piece, ADHD Quackery, I railed against the harmful lies that so-called professionals are spreading in order to sell vulnerable people a quick fix or “cure” for what ails them. In this particular case, ADHD.

My latest expression of contempt was directed at Dr. Amen and his false statements about what causes ADHD. I now move on to his completely made-up ADD types, which he uses to sell “treatments” at his private clinics in the United States.

Back to my soapbox I go!

Read my article on Fourth Wave.


Published by Jillian ADHD 2e MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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