Brain clues to attention disorder
dave at nospam.xemu.demon.co.uk
Sun Dec 21 09:17:39 EST 2003
In article<84da9680.0312210247.4030f84b at posting.google.com>,
orkeltatte at hotmail.com <orkeltatte at hotmail.com> writes:
>> >The fact that Ritaline and other similar central stimulating drugs has
>> >the paradoxal effect of normalizing activity and attention in ADDH
>> >conditions ,
>> It is only paradoxical if we play a bit of word magic with 'stimulating'
>Sorry! But this is semantic bullshit.Paradoxal refers to an opposite
>effect compared to the common effect on the majority of people - eg
>excitatory, increased psychomotor tempo and activity and soforth.
Let me explain. The effect is not ACTUALLY paradoxical if we
examine carefully. There is only an APPARENT paradox if we
carelessly use the word 'stimulant' without specifying 'of what'.
"The fact that a (reflection-) stimulating drug abates a
(movement-) stimulating disorder is APPARENTLY paradoxical
until we realise that they stimulate different and opposing factors"
I would reserve the word paradoxical when it genuinely the
same quantity involved: "how is it that a patient with HIGH DOPAMINE is
clearly showing and EXTRA-PYRAMIDAL TREMOR from low dopamine effect?";
"how is it that problems which began with RAISED SEROTONIN are now
cleared up by INCREASING SEROTONIN LEVELS?"; etc.
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