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This series is the successor to the Cardiff Classics in Medical Sociology, expanding its agenda to include reprints and revised editions of influential works across the discipline of sociology.

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Identifying Hyperactive Children The Medicalization of Deviant Behavior Expanded Edition

Identifying Hyperactive Children: The Medicalization of Deviant Behavior Expanded Edition

2nd Edition

By Peter Conrad
October 12, 2017

This is a new and expanded edition of a classic case-study in the medicalization of ADHD, originally published in 1976. The book centres on an empirical study of the process of identifying hyperactive children, providing a perceptive and accessible introduction to the concepts and issues involved. ...

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