ADHD? Calling Out Stigma: Doctor to Doctor

Recently I had an interaction online with a physician regarding his thoughts on ADHD treatment. (Let’s call him Dr. Stigma). This post is not about doctor bashing but more to point out the prevalence of stigma against those with a psychiatric diagnosis EVEN FROM WITHIN THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY. Stigma, unfortunately, is so indoctrinated into our culture sometimes people don’t recognize the pure ugliness of their words.

Dr. Stigma’s comments:

“Many patients use Ritalin and other stimulants to read more