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Hubbard 1 Annotated Bibliography Summer Hubbard 11/18/18 Is ADHD over-diagnosed in the United States? Armstrong, Thomas. “Why I Believe Attention Deficit Disorder is a Myth.” American Institute; For Learning and Human Development, 06 September. 2017, institute4learning.com. This article was written by Thomas Armstrong. Armstrong is trying to make a point, not that Attention Deficit Disorder is not real at all, but that it is most certainly not as common as everyone makes it out to be. Armstrong makes the point that no one can figure out the real numbers of how many kids actually have ADHD, the DSM-5 says 5%, the Centers for Disease Control says 11%, and it differs state to state. There is no scientifically correct way to diagnose a child with ADHD either, it is just made on observations of the child. A lot of times, the way doctors diagnose children with ADHD is a behavior scale rating which just asks simple questions like whether the child remembers to do their homework or if the child acts up in school. However, there could be many reasons that a child acts up in school, maybe they don’t like the teacher or maybe they’re having problems at home, it can’t all be because a child has ADHD. An
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