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Identifying Hyperactive Children: The Medicalization of Deviant Behavior
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ashgate Pub Co
Publication date March 30, 2006
Pages 159
Binding Hardcover
Edition Expanded
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780754645184
ISBN-10 0754645185
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.76 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $149.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: This is a new and expanded edition of a classic case-study in the medicalization of ADHD, originally published in 1976. The book centres on an empirical study of the process of identifying hyperactive children, providing a perceptive and accessible introduction to the concepts and issues involved. In this revised edition, Peter Conrad sets the original study in context, demonstrating the continuing relevance of his research. He highlights the issues at stake, outlining recent changes in our understanding of ADHD and reviewing recent sociological research. Peter Conrad is Harry Coplan Professor of Social Sciences at Brandeis University, USA. He has written extensively in the area of medical sociology, publishing nine books and over eighty articles and chapters.

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Expanded edition from Ashgate Pub Co (March 30, 2006)
9780754645184 | details & prices | 159 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.76 lbs | List price $149.95
About: This is a new and expanded edition of a classic case-study in the medicalization of ADHD, originally published in 1976.

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