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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Critics continue debate on 'dangerous' beliefs on ADHD

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Critics continue debate on 'dangerous' beliefs on ADHD

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Critics continue debate on 'dangerous' beliefs on ADHD

John Rosemond


My critics are providing me much material of late for this column and my weekly radio show (Saturdays, 6:00 ET, AFR). Most recently, a family therapist in Kentucky pleads with the Lexington Herald-Leader to stop running my column (“Stop Rosemond,” Letters, Dec. 28, 2017), citing my “dangerous” belief that ADHD and other childhood behavior problems are not mental illnesses. According to Susan Bell, I “have not learned anything new in (my) nearly 50 years of advising parents.” Furthermore, she says, other mental health professionals share her opinion of me. She’s right about that, but wrong otherwise.


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