> Left untreated, people with
> the disorder are often inattentive, impulsive and hyperactive.
> ADD, unlike other mental illnesses, is only now being treated in adults. At
> the current pace, adults will receive 729,000 prescriptions or
> recommendations this year for Ritalin -- a mild stimulant commonly used to
> treat the disorder
So, doctors are giving a hyperactive person a stimulant to cure their lack of attention? Doesn't quite seem right...