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Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, known more commonly as ADHD, affects more than one in 10 children in the United States. And while the number of students who struggle with the disorder is increasing, we’ve come a long way from the early 20th century when they were thought to be ‘morally defected.’ Author Tim Denevi joins Kojo to discuss his personal history with ADHD.
- Tim Denevi Author, "Hyper: A Personal History of ADHD" (Simon & Schuster 2014)
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