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First of all, several of the above comments are likely from some person in Nigeria (or wherever spammers hail from). Clearly they have ulterior motives and are at best, a nuisance. Aside from that, I have been on medication for ADD since 2012. I have never illegally sold or took more than prescribed. In fact, I tried to give myself a few days' break in between, or chose to take half doses daily because I began to notice that I was beginning to build up a tolerance for it. My doctor retired; I now have a new doctor who directs me to take it every single day--work day or not. She requires a urine test to ensure that I am taking it--wtf?? If this isn't a surefire way to create a dependence on a drug--ANY drug--I don't know what is. I took a urine test during my last visit, having taken the Adderall 30 minutes prior to my appointment. When the doctor came in to speak with me afterward, she said that none of the drug was detected in my urine and that she would be forced to pull the prescription cold turkey if it happens again. Excuse me? I am at a loss here, folks. The doctor essentially forced me to take more of a medication (more frequently, higher dose consistently than I would have otherwise. I only take the full amount when I have an important work presentation or need to have laser focus, because I realize that IF I take the full amount daily, gradually I will no longer reap most of the beneficial effects and will simply become dependent on it in order to function at all). This drug has genuinely helped me for most of my adult life, and because of this Doctor (or the new laws), I am given the option to either become dependent (too late now) or cut off from it completely. Words cannot express how upset I am that our "system" is so flawed that I am damned if I do and damned if I don't--whatever happened to "everything in moderation"?? I have the distinct feeling that I will be the one who suffers when I have to go through withdrawal from a doctor-enforced prescription that had once been my miracle medication...
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