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What is ADD? 2009-02-27 08:12:41 Reply

ADD, attention defficit disorder.... why does it seem like everybody has or think they have ADD? I think its a goverment scandel to hook people on drugs is what it is. If you break down ADD medicine like aderol its more or less cocaine. I think people lack complete attention by nature and given them drugs isnt gonna help in the long run...ADD is bullshit, but aderol can be a good drug

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 08:14:53 Reply

Not everyone has it, no. But when you're spastic enough to throw shit through windows, bite people, swear and ram your face into the wall, might be a good idea to have little Johnny take happy-calm pills rather than him screwing up everyone's day, eh?


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 08:16:38 Reply

At 2/27/09 08:12 AM, GuitarBrdArounO wrote: If you break down ADD medicine like aderol its more or less cocaine.

Cocaine's a hell of a drug.

What is ADD?


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 08:18:39 Reply

yea very addictive too, and coke heads always act like fucks in the long run

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 08:20:10 Reply

Don't make fun of ADD. I have it and it's a serious problem I was born with. ADD stands for Attention Deficit OOH A BUTTERFLY!!! :D

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 08:36:34 Reply

Excuse to sell drugs to kids for profit. Don't care how bad anyone had it as a child, that shit is not a disease.


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 08:41:01 Reply

Adults didn't discipline.

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 09:22:15 Reply

At 2/27/09 08:12 AM, GuitarBrdArounO wrote: ADD, attention defficit disorder.... why does it seem like everybody has or think they have ADD? I think its a goverment scandel to hook people on drugs is what it is. If you break down ADD medicine like aderol its more or less cocaine. I think people lack complete attention by nature and given them drugs isnt gonna help in the long run...ADD is bullshit, but aderol can be a good drug

You are a funny person i have ADD or ADHD but now i have ADD because i was diagonosed and put on medicine at the right age yes adderall is mixed with amepteamine salts but is not like cocain more like speed and i have seen that when people who dont have ADD take it it has diffrent effects but when people like me take it it helps us concentrate and i know this because for 6 years i have taken adderall


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 09:23:03 Reply

There are a few theories on the prevalence of ADD/ADHD. Basically, some people say that parents just don't discipline their kids enough. Others say that doctors over-diagnose ADD/ADHD to help pharmacies make money from drug sales. There are also people who say that parents are quick to turn to medication to help "make their kid normal".

I think that there may be some truth to these theories, but there is no single cause for the wide-spread diagnosis. I believe that if a kid's symptoms interfere with his school work and/or social life, he should have the option of going on medications to help keep it under control.

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 09:27:15 Reply

At 2/27/09 08:36 AM, STEM wrote: Excuse to sell drugs to kids for profit. Don't care how bad anyone had it as a child, that shit is not a disease.

Well acutally there are kids who sell it for a profit and you can make a killing with it but i never sold mine but it does help when i started taking it i started doing better in school and yes it is a disease. Give a person who does not have ADD adderall and give someone who has ADD adderall and see how the person who doesn't have it feels like they are high and the person who does have ADD can concentrate and pay attention the thing is that if you have ADD or ADHD your body works so fast and it is like you are always in a hurry and when you take something like speed (adderall) it slows you down its a werid way of how it works


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 09:29:58 Reply

I have AD......... oh shiny!


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 09:38:40 Reply

At 2/27/09 09:29 AM, PadreBueno wrote: I have AD......... oh shiny!

Dude what are you doing? Don't be dis... oh shiny!


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 09:40:22 Reply

At 2/27/09 09:38 AM, carlosbarn wrote:
At 2/27/09 09:29 AM, PadreBueno wrote: I have AD......... oh shiny!
Dude what are you doing? Don't be dis... oh shiny!

Seriously guys, that's so not.....oh shiny!

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:13:10 Reply

At 2/27/09 08:41 AM, CanadianSnowman wrote: Adults didn't discipline.

You lakka disciprine !!!!!!!!


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:14:26 Reply

The reason people think they have it, is because the symptoms are sooooo general. Like, forgetfulness is a symptom.

"Oh hey, I left my keys inside, LOL, THATS SO RANDOM, MAYBE I HAVE ADD".


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:20:36 Reply

In my town, there are quite a few people who are on ADD medication. I'm not a doctor, but it seems obvious to me, due to their erratic behavior, that some of them actually need it.

At 2/27/09 09:40 AM, piratey wrote:
At 2/27/09 09:38 AM, carlosbarn wrote:
At 2/27/09 09:29 AM, PadreBueno wrote: I have AD......... oh shiny!
Dude what are you doing? Don't be dis... oh shiny!
Seriously guys, that's so not.....oh shiny!

I'll give each of you a brand-new shiny hat if you start paying attention to the topic at hand.

What is ADD?


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:36:39 Reply

At 2/27/09 09:22 AM, fallensoul289 wrote: You are a funny person i have ADD or ADHD but now i have ADD because i was diagonosed and put on medicine at the right age yes adderall is mixed with amepteamine salts but is not like cocain more like speed and i have seen that when people who dont have ADD take it it has diffrent effects but when people like me take it it helps us concentrate and i know this because for 6 years i have taken adderall

It's hard to concentrate on your post due to the lack of grammar and punctuation. Maybe I have ADD too?

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:38:04 Reply

ADD, also the postively vicious nemesis of SUBTRACT.

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:41:20 Reply

At 2/27/09 10:38 AM, Cyberdevil wrote: ADD, also the postively vicious nemesis of SUBTRACT.

Oh, I see what you did there.

By that logic, what's the vicious nemesis of ADHD?


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:49:26 Reply

ADD is, as you have said, utter 'bullshit'.

I don't care how many studies there have been, they are just lazy and have a bad attention span. It is just another excuse so they don't feel as bad.

EG:
I'm a fat person, simply because I eat too much and don't get enough exercise. AKA I am bloody lazy. It's just saying that I am 'bloody lazy' could offend me, so it's a bit like saying I have an eating disorder. I don't though, Im just this bloody lazy guy.

No I don't have an eating disorder, Im just a fat ass lazy man... My whole point... I just made up that little scenario to get my point across.

There is no such thing as an attention problem or disorder!

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:52:23 Reply

At 2/27/09 10:41 AM, Metal-Sonic-v2 wrote:
At 2/27/09 10:38 AM, Cyberdevil wrote: ADD, also the postively vicious nemesis of SUBTRACT.
Oh, I see what you did there.

By that logic, what's the vicious nemesis of ADHD?

Obviously it's SUBTRACHT! It involves taking the minus sign and chopping someone's dick off with it.

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:53:02 Reply

At 2/27/09 10:41 AM, Metal-Sonic-v2 wrote: By that logic, what's the vicious nemesis of ADHD?

ALSD?

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:56:15 Reply

At 2/27/09 10:49 AM, 066pop wrote: I don't care how many studies there have been, they are just lazy and have a bad attention span. It is just another excuse so they don't feel as bad.

Well, despite the multiple times that I've been tempted to disregard ADD as a serious illness, I trust science. If, according to some truly scientific studies, the brains of ADD test subjects develop differently than the brains of non-ADD subjects, then I'm convinced.


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 10:58:00 Reply

At 2/27/09 10:52 AM, blackattackbitch wrote: It involves taking the minus sign and chopping someone's dick off with it.

The material realm is disintegrating.

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 11:13:04 Reply

At 2/27/09 08:20 AM, CapnCrunchDaPimp wrote: Don't make fun of ADD. I have it and it's a serious problem I was born with. ADD stands for Attention Deficit OOH A BUTTERFLY!!! :D

Hmmm.... I have ADOS. Attention Deficit, OOOOH SHINY :3


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 11:14:24 Reply

At 2/27/09 11:13 AM, Brumak wrote: Hmmm.... I have ADOS. Attention Deficit, OOOOH SHINY :3

lmao, all of these mental states seem to have the same strains, are there any real differences??

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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 11:20:51 Reply

I think it is WAY overdiagnosed, I was diagnosed at one point and for five years I was absolutely convinced I had it. What was really the case was that I was a sugar addict, and eating sugary stuff all the time was causing my attention to suffer greatly. Took me a while to figure that out, since no "professional" ever bothered to even bring up the possibility.

After discontinuing the consumption of so many unhealthy and sugary products, I feel totally normal and will never need medication again. Seriously, being in good health is underrated.


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 11:26:51 Reply

One of my relatives has ADD, he's only 7 and behaviour wise, I think he just needs a good kick in the arse. But he does get distracted very easily, and the medication does seem to be helping him with that, but his behaviour is still shit.

When he arrives at school, as soon as he walks in the door the teacher asks him if he's had his medicine and if he says no then she gets straight onto the phone and calls his mum. "Yeah, he's just a little unsettled, he said he hasn't taken his medication so would you be able to...etc"

Teachers these days are fucking useless.


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 11:34:44 Reply

My mate has it, he uses it as an excuse for weed smoking. Although I'll admit it does tend to chill him out loads :D legalise pots!!


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Response to What is ADD? 2009-02-27 11:36:08 Reply

FYI, ADD is a term from like, the 70s. It's improper to use that term in a clinical sense, not that you pills care.

ADHD comes in three different subtypes:

Predominantly Inattentive Type (six more or criteria in the Inattentive category (DSM-IV-TR)).
" " Hyperactive-Impulsive Type (six more or criteria in the H-I category).
Combined Type, which is six or more in both.

Plus the child has meet some "overall criteria," like having the issues in more than one setting, and have the issues persist for more than 6 months.

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/symptom.h tm <------- Actual list of criteria.

People who think ADHD is a myth have been proven wrong through brain imaging studies. While there is no known "cause" (or cure) per se, kids who are correctly diagnosed with the disorder typically have different brain structures and brain activity.


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