Podcast 449: Addressing Adolescent ADD & ADHD with Child Psychiatrist Dr. Sami Timimi Part 2
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SHOW DESCRIPTION: In this podcast I talk to child and adolescent psychiatrist, psychotherapist, professor, mental health advocate and author Sami Timimi about the dangers of pathologizing childhood, the myths surrounding ADHD, a better way to approach children’s mental health, and more. This is part 2 of a series I did with Dr. Timimi, so if you haven’t listened to part 1 yet, we recommend doing so before listening to this podcast.
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2:38 The manufacture of ADHD
7:50 , 10:00 The genetic myths surrounding ADHD
9:47 Behavioral issues & the impossibility of disentangling nature and nurture
26:18 The failure of ADHD brain imaging studies
31:00 Where brain scans fall short: the debate between trait or state of mind
37:00 , 51:30 The chemical imbalance myth & ADHD
57:00 There is hope!
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