This Day in Jewish History 1922: The Psychiatrist Who Did Not, Repeat Did Not, Deny ADHD Is Born

Leon Eisenberg was an empiricist who noted the dearth of evidence that talk-therapy achieves much, but also opposed kneejerk drug therapy.

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August 8, 1922, is the birthdate of Leon Eisenberg, the psychiatrist and medical educator who was one of the first physicians in the world to study autism scientifically.