New Bio of Rock Musician Lou Reed Reveals he was Involuntarily Electroshocked in His Late Teens

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You know the song. Learn about the man behind it and his violent brush with psychiatry.

from the Daily Mail.com:

EXCLUSIVE: How Lou Reed was given electroshock therapy aged just 17 because of mental illness and his bisexuality – at New York psychiatric hospital described as ‘Hell in Queens’

Read more in his new biography, Dirty Blvd

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How ADHD is diagnosed in children

How is ADHD diagnosed in children? Inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity are the key behaviors of ADHD. It is normal for all children to be inattentive, hyperactive, or impulsive sometimes, but for children with ADHD, these behaviors are more severe and occur more often.To be diagnosed with the disorder, a child must have symptoms for six or more months and to a degree that is greater than other children of the same age.

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