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A disease called childhood : why ADHD became an American epidemic, Marilyn Wedge, PhD

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A disease called childhood : why ADHD became an American epidemic
Title
A disease called childhood
Title remainder
why ADHD became an American epidemic
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Marilyn Wedge, PhD
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Language
eng
Summary
"Examines how myriad factors have come together, resulting in a generation addicted to stimulant drugs, and a medical system that encourages diagnosis instead of seeking other solutions ... Wedge draws on her decades of experience, as well as up-to-date research, to offer a new perspective on ADHD. Instead of focusing only on treating symptoms, she looks at the various potential causes of hyperactivity and inattention in children and examines behavioral and environmental, as opposed to strictly biological, treatments that have been proven to help"--Dust jacket flap
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DLC
Dewey number
618.92/8589
Index
index present
LC call number
RJ506.H9
LC item number
W432 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A disease called childhood : why ADHD became an American epidemic, Marilyn Wedge, PhD
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A disease called childhood : why ADHD became an American epidemic, Marilyn Wedge, PhD
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-242) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A season in childhood -- What is ADHD? -- A tale of many cultures -- How a diagnosis became an epidemic -- Big pharma and biological psychiatry -- The message in the media -- 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
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15895148
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22 cm
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xxii, 250 pages
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9781583335635
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(hardback)
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2014045248
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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