Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can affect people of every age, gender, intelligence quotient, religious, and socio-economic background. It does not discriminate, though boys are diagnosed two to three times more often than girls. Give your readers an important survey of the issues relating to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Readers will learn from personal essays and articles about the F.D.A.'s involvement, and whether medication for this condition is harmful. Readers will evaluate the impact of diet and alternatives to current drug therapy.