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Author Gnaulati, Enrico.
Title Back to normal : why ordinary childhood behavior is mistaken for ADHD, bipolar disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder / Enrico Gnaulati.
Publisher Boston : Beacon Press, c2013.


LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Central Business Science & Technology  618.9289 GnauE 2013    CHECK SHELF
 Hoover Nonfiction  618.9589 GNA 2013    CHECK SHELF
 Mountain Brook Adult  616.89 GnaE    CHECK SHELF

Description xv, 239 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-227) and index.
Summary Why are doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnosing healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions? Gnaulati examines the factors that have led to our current crisis, provides parents with information about symptoms that to a casual or untrained eye can mimic a psychiatric disorder, and gives parents of struggling children hope, perspective, and direction.
Contents Mad science and mad medicine -- The rush to diagnose -- Casualties of casual diagnosing -- Abnormalizing boys -- The normalcy of problem behavior -- ADHD or childhood narcissism at the outer edges? -- Bipolar disorder? or teenage storm and stress twenty-first-century style? -- Autistic spectrum? or a brainy, willful, introverted boy? -- Parenting with authority.
Summary A veteran clinical psychologist exposes why doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnose healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions.
ISBN 9780807073346 (alk. paper)
0807073342 (alk. paper)
Author Gnaulati, Enrico.
Subject Behavior disorders in children.
Behavior disorders in children -- Diagnosis.
Child Behavior -- psychology.
Adolescent.
Behavioral Symptoms -- diagnosis.
Child.
Diagnostic Errors.
Medicalization.
Mental Disorders -- diagnosis.
Description xv, 239 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-227) and index.
Summary Why are doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnosing healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions? Gnaulati examines the factors that have led to our current crisis, provides parents with information about symptoms that to a casual or untrained eye can mimic a psychiatric disorder, and gives parents of struggling children hope, perspective, and direction.
Contents Mad science and mad medicine -- The rush to diagnose -- Casualties of casual diagnosing -- Abnormalizing boys -- The normalcy of problem behavior -- ADHD or childhood narcissism at the outer edges? -- Bipolar disorder? or teenage storm and stress twenty-first-century style? -- Autistic spectrum? or a brainy, willful, introverted boy? -- Parenting with authority.
Summary A veteran clinical psychologist exposes why doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnose healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions.
ISBN 9780807073346 (alk. paper)
0807073342 (alk. paper)
Author Gnaulati, Enrico.
Subject Behavior disorders in children.
Behavior disorders in children -- Diagnosis.
Child Behavior -- psychology.
Adolescent.
Behavioral Symptoms -- diagnosis.
Child.
Diagnostic Errors.
Medicalization.
Mental Disorders -- diagnosis.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Central Business Science & Technology  618.9289 GnauE 2013    CHECK SHELF
 Hoover Nonfiction  618.9589 GNA 2013    CHECK SHELF
 Mountain Brook Adult  616.89 GnaE    CHECK SHELF

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