Thursday, June 08, 2006

ADHD: Some feel faulty approach yields faulty diagnoses of ADHD

From the CEC Smart Brief:

Recent stories in the magazines Contexts and The New Atlantis note the medical profession's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV fails to offer a solid definition of ADHD and stresses behavioral symptoms. Some psychologists have created their own manual, which suggests ADHD diagnoses must also consider social context. Utne Reader (6/8)

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