Mental handcuffs: how this young student describes his ADHD drugs

About his ADHD meds: "I don’t know how to explain them except for mental handcuffs. They take everything you like and make you hate them. And they don’t replace any of your likes with any other likes, you just hate everything." – Minimum Max I can certainly relate, Max, and so here I am sharing your message. I tend to call the effects of the drugs I was on chemical restraints or chemical lobotomy, but mental handcuffs sound just about right to me as well. … [click on title for the rest of the post]

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