Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic
This eye-opening book delves into the widespread misdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and how it has become one of the most controversial conditions in medicine, with serious effects on children, adults, and society. More than one in seven American children are currently diagnosed with ADHD, leading to overmedication and potential harm. Schwarz exposes the dirty secrets of the growing epidemic, including the troubling role of drug companies and the need for urgent action. A must-read for anyone interested in the current state of American healthcare.