Rethinking Adhd: From Brain to Culture by Sami TimimiRethinking Adhd: From Brain to Culture by Sami Timimi

Rethinking Adhd: From Brain to Culture

bySami Timimi, Jonathan Leo

Paperback | March 31, 2009

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This book brings together, for the first time, a selection of international critiques on the role of ADHD in our society today, looking at how diagnoses have increased in recent years and the reasons behind this. Topics range from genetics to social culture, offering a comprehensive overview of this area.
SAMI TIMIMI is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist in the National Health Service in Lincolnshire and a visiting Professor at Lincoln University, UK. He writes from a critical psychiatry perspective on topics relating to child and adolescent mental health and has published articles on many topics including eating disorders, ...
Title:Rethinking Adhd: From Brain to CultureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.96 inPublished:March 31, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230507123

ISBN - 13:9780230507128


Table of Contents

Introduction; S.Timimi& J.Leo.- PART ONE: ADHD AND THE MEDICAL MODEL.- ADHD: What Do We Really Know?; L.Furman.- ADHD and Genetics; J.Joseph.- A Critical Review of ADHD Neuroimaging Research; J.Leo & D.Cohen.- PART TWO: ADHD AND CULTURE.- Why Diagnosis of ADHD Has Increased So Rapidly In the West: A Cultural Perspective; S.Timimi.- Clinical Psychology and ADHD; C.Newnes.- ADHD in Australia: The Emergence of the Globalisation; B.Kean.- ADHD and Globalization; S.Timimi& B.Maitra.- Social Deprivation or Brain Dysfunction; N.Hart & L.Benassaya.- PART THREE: ADHD DRUG THERAPIES.- The Case Against Stimulants; G.E.Jackson.- The Manipulation of Data and Attitudes About ADHD; J.Leo& J.Lacasse.- The Deficiencies of Drug Treatment Research; D.Cohen, S.Hughes & D.J.Jacobs.- The Role of Diet and Nutrition in ADHD; B.Puri.- PART FOUR: ALTERNATIVE PARADIGMS FOR ADHD.- Mind Magic; J.Jureidini.- ADHD and Other Sins of Our Children; S.Sobo.- The Canary in the Coal Mine; C.Mercogliano.- 'Good' Science, Expectations, Villains, and Hope; T.Hartmann.