Diagnoses have soared as makers of the drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have found success with a two-decade marketing campaign. Quotation of the Day: "The numbers make it look like an epidemic. Well, it’s not. It’s preposterous. This is a concoction to justify the giving out of medication at unprecedented and unjustifiable levels." —
Keith Connors, a psychologist and professor emeritus at Duke University, criticizing the rise of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or A.D.H.D. diagnoses and prescriptions for stimulants.