The Orion

Don’t self-diagnose mental disorders

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William Rein

March 27, 2016

Possibly the result of the growing autonomy of youth or the accessibility of specialist information, self-diagnosing is on the rise. Upward of 30 percent of Americans have used the Internet to reach a medical conclusion. This number is only rising, but what are the merits of giving yourself a diagnosis?...

ADHD is no laughing matter

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Brittany Mcclintock

September 12, 2015

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, better known as ADHD. If you’re asked to describe what a kid with ADHD looks like, you’d probably say it’s the boy who can’t sit still and talks about the most random things unable stay on one topic. Statistics prove that boys are more likely to ...

People with disabilities deserve respect

Megan Mann

September 2, 2014

Disabilities are closer to you than you think. Look at the person sitting next to you in class, your roommate, or even your best friend. How would you react if you found out that they had a disability like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, diabetes, or hemophilia? Would finding that out chang...

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