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A Disease Called Childhood : Why ADHD became an American Epidemic / Marilyn Wedge, PhD.

Wedge, Marilyn. (Author).

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  • 17 of 17 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 618.92 WED DIS (Text) 34207001909432 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews HEALTH ADD/ADHD (Text) 73351000049551 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 618.92 WED (Text) 33118000169632 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
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Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 618.92 WEDGE (Text) 32826012097655 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781583335635 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 250 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : AVERY, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: a season in childhood -- An American epidemic -- What is ADHD? -- A tale of many cultures -- How did we get here? -- How a diagnosis became an epidemic -- Big pharma and biological psychiatry -- The message in the media -- Saving our children -- Why American schools have to change -- Let food be thy medicine -- Tweens, teens, and screens -- Time-tested tactics for good parenting -- Protecting children in the age of adderall.
Summary, etc.: The author of the controversial "Psychology Today" article, "Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD," argues that environmental factors are responsible for child behavioral problems while citing the dangers of ADHD medications.
Subject: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder > United States.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder > Social aspects > United States.
Child rearing > United States.

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