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Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior Is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Gnaulati, Enrico

Book - 2013
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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A veteran clinical psychologist exposes why doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnose healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions. 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.

Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c2013
ISBN: 0807073342
9780807073346
Characteristics: xv, 239 p. ;,24 cm

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Jan 20, 2015
  • jaeholt rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

It is difficult for parents to admit their child may have ADHD. But sometimes, all it takes is for someone credible to tell you "Now wait, is your child REALLY ADHD, or is it something else?" and walk you through what steps to take to discover the underlying cause of behavior issues. This is by no means a way to self-diagnose your child or a substitute for professional help, but it is a thoughtful guide for preparing parents to ask relevant questions of experts and to advocate for their child.

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