Remember that recent study showing how 25% are faking their ADD symptoms to get meds? Well, with what seems like perfect timing, the New York Times and Lesley Alderman give some nice advice on the subject. Let me summarize their recommendations.
Step 1: Test yourself
Step 2: Find an experienced clinician.
Step 3: Understand your diagnosis.
Avoid: An expensive neuropsychological evaluation.
Yup. That won't lead to more prescriptions now will it.