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French Kids Do Have ADHD: An Interview with Elias Sarkis MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-04:00September 22nd, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , |

Moliere described ADHD in his play L'Étourdi ou Les Contretemps (The Blunderer) in 1655. However, the concept of ADHD as a serious disorder is still not fully accepted in France. However, ADHD impacts the functioning of 3.5% of the population of France (Lecendreux, et al. 2011). In addition, ADHD is just as prevalent in other countries [...]

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Healthy Eating: What I Learned in France

By |2016-11-20T07:53:44-04:00September 7th, 2011|Categories: Eating Disorders, Food|Tags: , , , , , , |

When I was in France, I noticed some food habits that really changed my perception "healthy eating". (Note: Yes, I know not all people in France may have these food habits. C'est la vie.) 1. People did not deprive themselves of the foods they loved...they just ate smaller portions of those foods. When we deprive ourselves [...]

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