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Panic between the lips: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and ritalin

Miller, T. (2008) Panic between the lips: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and ritalin. In: Krinsky, C., (ed.) Moral Panics Over Contemporary Children and Youth. Ashgate Publishing Limited, pp. 143-165.

Abstract

The following quotation does not come from some loopy Foucauldian, social constructionist, or risk sociologist, but a pro-Ritalin clinician: "Within the last few years scientific studies have shown...that ADHD probably is not primarily a disorder of paying attention but one of self-regulation; how the self comes to manage itself within the larger realm of social behaviour" (Barkley 1995, viii)...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Limited
Publisher's Website: http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754674658
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/26648
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