I n the “World According to Baughman,” psychiatric problems do not exist. Our sissified lifestyle, where we mollycoddle children (and increasingly adults) is the cause of all of these “psychiatric problems.” The real problem is a lack of self-control. So gird your loins, stand up straight and tall, stop whining and start showing self-control.
The following comes from Dr. Baughman’s website:
[Fred A. Baughman Jr., MD: D and L, if you agree with "most" but not all of what I say: that there is no such thing as a mental, psychiatric disease/physical abnormality/chemical imbalance, you do not yet understand that such "disease" claims are a total,100% fraud. Absent objective brain diseases, all humans are capable of learning self control. It is up to the adults in their lives--parents, teachers, mostly, to teach them self control, and up to the individual, increasingly through childhood and adolescence, to learn self-control on his own. Parents, teachers and individuals who have come to believe in the chemical imbalance, psychiatic diagnosis as disease model, not knowing what to expect from themselves and the adults in their lives are terribly handicapped as set forth in life. Fred Baughman, MD ]
I agree with most of what you say regarding mental illness,
especially ADHD, but then how do you initially “treat” and continue to
treat a child or an adult who displays distactible and accelerated