International Consensus Statement on ADHD

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This reference is used to annotate "I would never send my kids to school" (2017) by Piotr Wozniak

My text "Confusing creativity with ADHD" sparked some scathing criticism. From its very first version, it included a prominent link to the 2002 consensus text on ADHD:

We fear that inaccurate stories rendering ADHD as myth, fraud, or benign condition may cause thousands of sufferers not to seek treatment for their disorder. It also leaves the public with a general sense that this disorder is not valid or real or consists of a rather trivial affliction

Quoted excerpts come from the following reference:


Title: International Consensus Statement on ADHD, January 2002

Source: Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, June 2002

Backlink: Confusing creativity with ADHD