The Boy Who Wouldn’t Eat Pomegranates (an Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, Allegory)

Anthony A. Zehetner


An allegorical vignette describing the pathway of diagnosis and treatment of controversial societal disorders which may exist in children, using Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as an example and template. The child’s perspective is described as well as potential pitfalls of the “therapeutic” process beyond simple clinical modalities. Finally the impact of such practice is questioned at a societal level and is made relevant to our contemporary understanding of Medicine.

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