Dr. Gabor Mate

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Dr.Gabor Mate had a excellent conversation with Amy on DN this morning.

http://www.democracynow.org/2010/11/24/dr_gabor_mat_on_adhd_bullying

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For Christmas, Amy gives us an hour with Dr. Mate' and the collection of her three interviews with Dr. Mate this year.

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Kinda irked by the abstract "pull in" of the increase of gay and lesbian adolescent suicides. I am not trying to take away from the severity of this topic - however, I think it's a broad leap that is pulled in and inadvertently distracts from the direct topic.

Anyway, I have an acquaintance who is Rx'ing doctor and one evening over dinner I asked her about her broad perception ADHD and Dx'ing it in children and her response was, "I would like to see a "parental" questionnaire, developed to coincide with currently used ADHD questionnaires, where family members, (grandparents, siblings of the parents, teachers/school admins, and even older children being observed for diagnoses) could respond to questions regarding the parent(s) involvement and/or efficiency."

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A very good idea.

I have ADHD (now fully controlled by meditation and exercise after a stint on medication) and both my kids have been diagnosed too. Quite clearly my ADHD behaviour was an enormous stressor to them- and certainly made them worse. Now they improve as i improve.

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