Raised on Ritalin // Chapter 5: The Story of Modern Psychiatry

The development of ADD/ADHD as a disorder - and its treatment - parallels the history of modern psychiatry in the US. How do we decide what a mental disorder or illness is? How do we decide to treat it? How are the drugs used to treat it made and regulated? All fascinating stuff!
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Comments or emails are always welcome. Share widely with anyone you think would find this interesting! Chapter 6 will wrap up our history lesson with a look at what has happened in the last 20 years after Prozac and the continued 'evolution' of the DSM. STAY TUNED!