By the time you’re finished reading this sentence, your brain will have rapidly assessed your surroundings 14 times to see if you should focus on something else. At least, that’s what new research suggests.
Overdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and overprescription of psychostimulants to treat it are contributing to increased rates of misuse, with more careful assessment and diagnosis needed, according to the authors of an editorial published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Video: Back again to ruin all of your childhood’s favourite cartoons, here’s ADHD hilariously explaining how disgusting chipmunks are. Sure, they might look cute with their puffy cheeks but in reality, their always growing, suicidal teeth and disease riddled selves don’t make for ace detective material.