Speak The Truth
Speak The Truth
Mar 15, 2020
EP. 49 Unpacking Diagnoses: Unpacking Diagnoses: DSM Criteria For ADHD Symptomologies With A Biblical Explanation Part 2
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Episode Notes

  • DSM CRITERIA
Hyperactivity • Often fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat. • Often leaves seat in classroom or in other situations in which remaining seated is expected. • Often runs about or climbs excessively in situations in which it is inappropriate • Often has difficulty playing or engaging in leisure activities quietly • Is often “on the go” or often acts as if “driven by a motor” • Often talks excessively 

Impulsivity • Often blurts out answers before questions have been completed • Often has difficulty awaiting turn • Often interrupts or intrudes on others (e.g. butts into conversations or games)

BIBLICAL EXPLANATION
  • BIBLICAL DESCRIPTORS
Hyperactivity • Lack of self-control • Struggles with an anxious heart • Disrespect for authority • Low view of obedience • Fatigue due to lack of rest • Personal Weakness • Rebellion • Selfishness 

Impulsivity • Quick to speak, slow to listen • An unrepentant heart • Impatience • Disrespectful • Self-centered or selfish

Tweetable: "children that typically stand out under the diagnoses of this umbrella once they enter into a school system are young boys because boys are wired to active and once they get in the confines of a classroom for the first time, they're going to run into some struggles that our culture has decided to label as a disease." Jeremy Lelek - Speak The Truth Podcast EP. 49 Unpacking Diagnoses: ADHD Part 2

Episode Mentions - Resources:


Am I just My Brain - Sharon Dirckx 


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