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Faking It: Why Nearly 1 in 4 Adults Who Seek Treatment Don’t Have ADHD (via TIME Healthland)

A new survey of patients' medical records finds that nearly a quarter of adults who seek treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be exaggerating or faking their symptoms. Why would someone fake a psychological disorder? In a word, Adderall. The authors of the study, published in The Clinical Neuropsychologist, said there were actually a variety of reasons people exaggerated their symptoms: some legitimately had ADHD, but just w … Read More

via TIME Healthland

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