Children & ADHD: Are We Over-Diagnosing?


ADHDApril 4, 2013 – Segment 2

Then, we turn to mental health in our young people with a conversation on ADHD with new studies showing huge numbers of people being diagnosed with the disorder. Exploring what that means for young people and our society are:

  • Dr. Adanna Johnson-EvansAssistant Professor of Psychology at Loyola University Maryland;
  • Dr. Linda Spencer, speech-language pathologist who served as professional adviser to Greater Baltimore CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder);
  • Dr. Gabor Matéphysician and bestselling author whose works include Scattered Minds:  A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder;
  • and Dr. Umar Johnson, school psychologist in Pennsylvania and author of Psycho-Academic Holocaust.


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