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Medicating Children

ADHD and Pediatric Mental Health

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HARDCOVER

$55.00 • £44.95 • €49.50

ISBN 9780674031630

Publication Date: 01/31/2009

Short

360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 line illustrations, 4 tables

World

  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. An Introduction to ADHD
  • 3. A Survey of the Evolution of ADHD and Pediatric Stimulant Use, 1900–1980
  • 4. The Transformation of Mental Disorders in the 1980s: The DSM-III, Managed Care, and “Cosmetic Psychopharmacology”
  • 5. ADHD and the Politics of Children’s Disability Policy
  • 6. The Backlash against ADHD and Stimulants
  • 7. Current Questions about Stimulant Treatment for ADHD
  • 8. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2009
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