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Author Wedge, Marilyn, author.
Title A disease called childhood : why ADHD became an American epidemic / Marilyn Wedge, PhD.
Pub Info New York : AVERY, a member of Penguin Group (USA), [2015]
book jacket
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J PARENT 618.92 WED     WITHDRAWN
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Descript xxii, 250 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-242) and index.
Contents 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.
Subject Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- United States.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Social aspects -- United States.
Child rearing -- United States.
ISBN 9781583335635 (hardcover)
1583335633 (hardcover)
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