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Published: 27 March 2014

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199790555

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The ADHD Explosion

Myths, Medication, and Money, and Today's Push for Performance

Stephen P. Hinshaw and Richard M. Scheffler

  • Steeped in extensive medical and economic expertise from leaders in the field, while accessible to all readers
  • Provides the definitive story and uncovers the underlying explosion of ADHD and medication by blending science, education, and health policy
  • The only book to address the biology underlying ADHD in combination with social, educational, healthcare, and cultural forces
  • Features unique data on medication ads, state-by-state variation, economic consequences of untreated ADHD, and global issues
  • Reveals that accurate diagnosis and proper treatment are of enormous value for us all

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