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Re: How did/do you self medicate?

Re: How did/do you self medicate?2012-09-21T13:55:59+00:00

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Doesn’t everyone have a family history of alcohol abuse, though? I’ve met maybe two people, and their religions prohibited alcohol, that haven’t. Even them, I think nobody would have told them if they did. I mean people go a long way back, and that stuff has been around since apes first discovered rotten fruit. There’s even a group of monkeys in Africa that get drunk off the fallen fruit of a certain tree- I saw it on Nat. Geographic, once- they wouldn’t lie, right?

I do find it interesting though, that the places in the world that have the highest rates of ADHD, also have lots of alcoholism. Either fetal alcohol syndrome is being misdiagnosed as ADHD, which is possible, or these people could be self medicating, like you suggest. Oh, somebody should do a study.