Do you think ADHD is a real condition? From what I've read online it's apparently very hard to scientifically / medically / whateverically prove that a person has ADHD. There is no sure-fire way to prove that a child or adult has this chemical imbalance in the brain. That's what makes this a touchy subject. Anyway, many people allude to individuals who have ADHD and use overpowering stimulants like Adderall or its less powerful brethren Ritalin to correct their problem as mendacious drug abusers looking for a way to beat the system and not have to resort to buying pot, smack or drug of choice off of the street. These sorts of people refuse to admit that their child may have this debilitating condition and make their child suffer through their earlier years without any hope to improve their living situation besides resorting to street drugs or binge drinking for escape from their life blackened and charred from inability to properly function in their schooling or daily life. On the other hand, there are people who stand firmly behind ADHD. Some people make claims that ADHD is such an oppressive rebel force that they're unable to complete basic functions like bodily cleanliness and not forgetting essential tasks like completing assignments, frequently arriving late to places and stuff along those lines. These people deem Adderall and its counterparts to be miracle drugs required to sustain a normal life. And then there is the other extreme- college students, adults and parents full of undue anxiety who think this miracle drug solves all problems. These sorts of people administer themselves high doses of this medication or put their child on Adderall as early as the age of four or three. Look it up if you don't believe me. That is before children develop complex speech habits or fully understand time and how it works, i.e. past, present, future. This is how ADHD and its medication gets a bad reputation and is often looked at with a skeptical eye. What is your take? Edit: Oh, here's some food for thought.