Dr. Hallowell was the first to name Attention Deficit Disorder in 1995. He is convinced that without a name certain of society's present issues are neither fully understood nor dealt with. An example of a neology set to conquer a new insidious ailment many of us are faced with:
Screensucking, which he defines as "wasting time engaging with any screen, for instance, computer, video game, television, BlackBerry." He goes on to use his new word in a sentence: "I was supposed to write that article, but instead I spent the whole afternoon screensucking."
Read the article (NY Times : requires free registration) and see some other suggestions for modern issues we all have to deal with...
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