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ADHD: Drowning in Media Sensationalism

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Attention Talk Radio

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The New York Times printed a tragic story of Richard Fee as told by reporter Alan Schwarz. The story is disturbing. In short, Richard Fee passed away because of inappropriate use of stimulant medication. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, Dr. Ann Abramowitz and Dr. Theresa Maitland share the tragic stories of many who suffer because of inappropriate use of media sensationalism. The story is disturbing. What is even more disturbing is that the media would capitalize on the pain of the Fee family, using sensationalism that causes further stigma on sufferers of ADHD who take medications properly. Very simply, the media could use counterbalance in their reporting by featuring positive outcomes. Join host and attention coach Jeff Copper to hear our guests tell the rest of the story!

Attention Talk Radio is the leading site for self-help Internet radio shows focusing on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD), including managing symptoms of attention deficit disorder, adults with ADD, or adults who have children with ADHD. Attention Talk Radio, hosted by attention coach Jeff Copper, is designed to help adults and children (particularly those diagnosed with or impacted by attention deficit disorder or its symptoms) in life or business who are stuck, overwhelmed, or frustrated. It will help adults and children get unstuck and moving forward by helping to open their minds and pay attention to what works.

Attention Talk Radio host Jeff Copper is an ADHD coach. To learn more about Jeff, go to http://www.digcoaching.com.  Co-host Kirsten Milliken is a psychologist.  To learn more about Kirsten, go to http://www.adhdexecutivecoach.com.