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Title Rethinking ADHD : from brain to culture / edited by Sami Timimi and Jonathan Leo.

Imprint Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  618.928589 R314 2009    ---  Available
Description xiv, 418 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ADHD : what do we really know / Lydia Furman -- ADHD and genetics : a consensus reconsidered / Jay Joseph -- A critical review of ADHD neuroimaging research / Jonathan Leo and David Cohen -- Why diagnosis of ADHD has increased so rapidly in the West : a cultural perspective / Sami Timimi -- Clinical psychology and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Craig Newnes -- ADHD in Australia : the emergence of globalization / Brian Kean -- ADHD and globalization / Sami Timimi and Begum Maitra -- Social deprivation or brain dysfunction? : data and the discourse of ADHD in Britain and North America / Nicky Hart and Louba Benassaya -- The case against stimulants / Grace E. Jackson -- The manipulation of data and attitudes about ADHD : a study of consumer advertisements / Jonathan Leo and Jeffrey Lacasse -- The deficiencies of drug treatment research : the case of Strattera / David Cohen, Shannon Hughes and David J. Jacobs -- The role of diet and nutrition in ADHD / Basant K. Puri -- Mind magic / Jon Jureidini -- ADHD and other sins of our children / Simon Sobo -- Canaries in the coal mine / Chris Mercogliano -- 'Good' science, expectations, villains, and hope / Thom Hartmann.
Summary This title brings together a selection of international critiques on the role of ADHD in our society, looking at how diagnoses have increased and the reasons behind this. Topics range from genetics to social culture, offering a comprehensive overview of this area.
Subject Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity.
Attitude of Health Personnel.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Added Author Timimi, Sami.
Leo, Jonathan.
ISBN 9780230507128 (pbk.)
0230507123 (pbk.)

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