View Single Post
  #1  
Old 12-10-17, 04:09 AM
mildadhd mildadhd is offline
ADDvanced Forum ADDvocate
 

Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: North America
Posts: 11,843
Thanks: 1,706
Thanked 1,205 Times in 907 Posts
mildadhd has disabled reputation
What is inborn about ADHD in your opinion?

Quote:
Quote:
People with ADHD are hypersensitive.

That is not a fault or a weakness of theirs, it is how they were born.

It is their inborn temperament.

That, primarily, is what is hereditary about ADHD.

Genetic inheritance by itself cannot account for the presence of ADHD features in people, but heredity can make it far more likely that these features will emerge in a given individual, depending on circumstances.

It is sensitivity, not disorder, that is transmitted through heredity.

In most cases, ADHD is caused by the impact of the environment on particularly sensitive infants.
-Gabor Mate M.D., “Scattered”, p 59.

What is inborn about ADHD in your opinion?









M
__________________
"When people are suffering mentally, they want to feel better—they want to stop having bad emotions and start having good emotions." (-Temple Grandin)
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to mildadhd For This Useful Post:
Emre22 (12-10-17), Robertpaulsen (03-19-18)