The American Epidemic: Solutions For Over-medicating Our Youth by Frank J. GranettThe American Epidemic: Solutions For Over-medicating Our Youth by Frank J. Granett

The American Epidemic: Solutions For Over-medicating Our Youth

byFrank J. Granett

Paperback | July 8, 2014

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The American Epidemic: Solutions for Over Medicating Our Youthprovides new knowledge for parents, educators, all healthcare professionals, and public health policymakers to help rule out underlying risk factors of behavioral conditions prior to premature drug therapy. Nutritional, physiological, and environmental risk factors have created a behavioral health crisis in America.The American Epidemic: Solutions for Over Medicating Our Youthreveals how to eliminate these risk factors and revert children to normal behavior without drug therapy. Also discussed is the prudent use of drug therapy protocols to prevent harmful side effects.
Frank J. Granett, R.ph., is a board-certified pharmacist with more than twenty-five years of consultative experience, specializing in attention deficit disorder and psychiatric drug therapy. He is the clinical director of pharmacy operations at BCOM Psychiatric Hospital in Warren, Michigan, and the founder of the non-profit organizatio...
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Title:The American Epidemic: Solutions For Over-medicating Our YouthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 8, 2014Publisher:Morgan James PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:163047052X

ISBN - 13:9781630470524

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The family unit environment should be the first of many assessments, if a child exhibits chronic behavioral symptoms. Before a loved one's psychological behavioral condition reaches the crisis state involving hospitalization, parents, educators, and physicians should realize the importance of the family unit and how it relates to childhood behavioral development. Many risk factors effect behavioral development, however the family unit environment functions as a primary source of stability for child behavior.The family unit is unique. The diversity in family units across America may offer insight into the behavioral challenges many children face during their developmental growth. These challenges have escalated during the past fifteen years. Parents are faced with more adversity and stress in today's America. Economic decline of the average American family is pervasive. Dual-parent income is now mandatory to keep family units financially solvent. Parents' time spent with their children on a daily basis is on a significant decline. Negative peer pressure affecting the family unit is pervasive.

Table of Contents

Introduction


Chapter 1 The Family Unit

Chapter 2 Evolution of the Behavioral Health Crisis in America 

Chapter 3 ADHD and Autism Risk Factors 

Chapter 4 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder:  America's Epidemic

Chapter 5 Plan of Correction: Pharmacists and Physicians Lead to Protect Children

Chapter 6 Solutions for America's Epidemic 

Chapter 7 Suicide Prevention 

Chapter 8 How to Develop a Healthy Mind 

Chapter 9 Psychological and Alternative Bio-assessments

Chapter 10 Leaders Must Lead 

Chapter 11 A New Vision


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Editorial Reviews

"I was almost despondent to believe that the kids under the age of one, babies under age one, were receiving this kind of medication."-United States Senator Thomas Carper, lead requestor of the 2011 GAO Child Foster Care report, and Chairman of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee."Eye-Opening. A change in our attitudes, thinking and our actions is called for. Granett has taken a bold step in helping parents, teachers, politicians and medical professionals educate themselves to help our children."-Don Rush, columnist and assistant publisher, The Clarkston News."They subverted science and induced others to betray people they were supposed to be taking care of. To me that is reprehensible."-Allen Jones, former investigator of Pennsylvania's Office of Inspector General, Bureau of Special Investigations, and plaintiff vs. Johnson & Johnson."The American Epidemic: Solutions for Over-medicating Our Youth is an informative read, advocating a positive action plan for the American educational system in children with behavioral conditions."-Bart Clark, Independence Township Superintendent