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I'm always surprised to hear how many of my grad school friends (& consultants) are still on adderall/vyv/modafini type stimulants. At what point do you join the rest of the adult world and just DEAL?

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some of us have legitimate ADD sooooo it's a bit hard to "deal" without our PRESCRIBED medications

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When my money starts making substantial amounts of money, then I'll deal

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hey PwC , maybe stick to consulting and leave the medical diagnosis for someone who went to medical school

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Damn shit escalated quickly here

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^ what a small minded view. So high performing children with ADD were able to push through because they dealt well with distraction? Doesn't sound like ADD to me

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@OP do you mean deal drugs? Because that's illegal

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Deloitte 1 gets it. "Grow up!" "Deal!" Fuck you.

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@pwc - that's like saying diabetics should just deal with high blood sugar like the rest of us normal people do.

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As a non-user I'm actually quite curious. Any anecdotal guidance from current/ex-users?

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Some people genuinely have ADD and some people come to believe they have ADD because they are prescribed

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yeah I'm kinda surprised anybody in top consulting legitimately has diagnosed ADD or ADHD. growing up top performers weren't diagnosed because we dealt with being distracted

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I'm just generally distrustful of doctors who prescribe ADD meds for a gazillion different reasons including "I just wish I were more productive"

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@6 then you do not have ADD.

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You can't make me!

Diabetic here. I deal with high blood sugar by giving insulin. Then I don't have high blood sugar.

And trust me, that occurs

I learned what ADHD after I tried adderrall being a foreigner. Personally a cup of coffee has the same effect on me

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