Twice as many boys as girls are reported to be a problem.
Elizabeth Isabelle wrote:Nevertheless, of all the "problem" children,only 10% were actually deemed to need professional help. Although it does not say in this article, I recall from other sources that most of those deemed to need medication are boys - but the question then becomes "how much of this is an actual need, and how much is it a reflection of personal bias within the mental (un)health community?"
brokenhead wrote:Hey, is Sarah Palin a piece of ass or what?
Shahrazad wrote:How was powwow, Tomas?
Elizabeth Isabelle wrote:This story reminded me of the statement I read on here about a woman's one moment of consciousness being when she gets married.
Elizabeth Isabelle wrote:sounds more like a social anxiety system to me - hardly anyone has a job, but those who do are forced to follow insane protocols thorough an impossible workload, and health care with an axe over you (even if you have insurance, you have to fill out a mountain of paperwork correctly despite whatever limitations your illness/injury put on you, and follow insane protocols that even a healthy person would get confused about much less someone who is sick and/or injured. Oh, and if you have children, there is always the threat that they will be taken away to be abused by the foster system if you can not turn the insanity of society into something that looks like "Leave it to Beaver" at home for your children.
DHodges wrote:Well, this is a large part of my objection to various socialist schemes - they always involve giving the government control over some important aspect of your life. Power given to government is extremely difficult to get back.
Jason wrote:What about the fact that some of these schemes are opt-in? You don't have to go on the dole or use medicare when in need.
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