Essay on Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder ( Adhd )

997 Words Dec 8th, 2016 4 Pages
Within over many decades there has been growth of mental illness that can be seen as a sin yet a sign of insanity. In the article by Richard A. Friedman he has announce that there is a solution to cure a mental illness such as Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). Mental illness has impacted people and many scientist of what is a mental illness, in the podcast 81 Words, it tells a story of how homosexuality has been known as an illness and has impacted people from the beginning of time to the recent years. Both of the material of the article for Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and the podcast 81 Words will give a new insight of how we should view mental illness and detect if there is such as a things as a mental illness. Broadcasting that the ways of humanity has changed and so should our instincts of what mental illness is. In the article A Natural Fix for ADHD, Friedman has given an insight that can help children from the ages from four to seventeen to lower their hyperactivity. However, with the rates of more and more children being diagnosed with attentive deficit hyperactive disorder it might be seen as no longer a illness. Friedman has stated that there are people who are diagnosed may not even have the disease, it could just be culture, “people with A.D.H.D. may not have a disease, so much as a set of behavioral traits that don’t match the expectations of our contemporary culture (Friedman).” The culture that we live in has changed how we view illness…

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