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The myth of the hyperactive child

and other means of child control

by Peter Schrag

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hyperactive children -- United States.,
    • Behavior modification.,
    • Chemotherapy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Peter Schrag and Diane Divoky.
      ContributionsDivoky, Diane, 1939- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRJ506.H9 S37 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 285 p. ;
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5190154M
      ISBN 100394495551
      LC Control Number75010359

      The Myth of the Hyperactive Child: And Other Means of Child Control by Diane Divoky; Peter Schrag. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.   The title of my new book is The Myth of the ADHD Child, and some people might get upset and think that I am saying that their disorder or their kids’ disorder simply doesn’t exist. I say no such thing! As a former special education teacher, I know that the symptoms associated with a diagnosis of ADHD—hyperactivity, distractibility, and/or impulsivity–are very real indeed!

      exemplified by a book, The Myth of the Hyperactive Child,3 a passionate diatribe. Here it is implied that physicians are the easy dupes of the establishment as represented by schools and drug companies. The impression was given of a whole generation of helpless children drugged by physicians to enrich the drug companies and satisfy. Myth: ADHD mainly affects boys. While boys are more commonly diagnosed with ADHD than girls, the disorder does not discriminate: it impacts people of every age, gender, race, religion, IQ, education level, and socioeconomic background. Myth: Hyperactivity is a universal symptom of ADHD. Not every child with ADHD is hyperactive.

        MYTH: Children Grow Out of ADHD. (hyperactive child syndrome), as a childhood limited disorder. more than scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders, and clinical manuals numbering 41 editions. He is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment. The Myth of the A.D.D. Child: 50 Ways to Improve Your Child's Behavior and Attention Span Coercion Thomas Armstrong, Author Dutton Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About.


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The Myth of the Hyperactive Child. By Henry Mayer. wriggling and insistent questioning said to characterize the hyperactive, may send a number of book reviewers as well as schoolchildren to.

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All. When The Myth of the A.D.D. Child was first published inDr. Thomas Armstrong made the controversial argument that many behaviors labeled as ADD or ADHD are simply a child's active response to complex social, emotional, and educational influences.

In this fully revised and updated edition, Dr. Armstrong shows readers how to address the Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

The Myth of the Hyperactive Child: And Other Means of Child Control Peter Schrag, Diane Divoky Pantheon Books, Jan 1, - Behavior modification. - pages. But the idea did not capture the public’s imagination until Dr. Ben Feingold’s best-selling book, “Why Your Child Is Hyperactive,” was published in Myths, Muckraking, and Hyperactive Children Myths, Muckraking, and Hyperactive Children SWAZEY, JUDITH P.

served as a powerful vehicle for social reform. In recent years, particular aspects of medical research and practice, and various segments of the medical profession and of the health care delivery system, have become favorite subjects for.

Busting the Sugar-Hyperactivity Myth. Then a study published in the journal Food and Cosmetics Toxicology found that hyperactive children given After giving your child a.

Get this from a library. The myth of the hyperactive child: and other means of child control. [Peter Schrag; Diane Divoky].

Behavior Mod and the Managed Society, by Robert L. Geiser, Boston: Beacon,pp., $ The Myth of the Hyperactive Child (and Other Author: Ann Baldridge.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "A Laurel edition." Description: pages ; 18 cm: Contents: Introduction --The Hutschnecker memo --The invention of a disease --The smart pill --Screening for deviance and other diseases --In the matter of predelinquents --The dossiers of children --Therapy, punishment, control --Appendix: the.

The state. That's a pretty big claim, and Schrag and Divoky don't completely succeed in making it stick. It's about the only thing they don't completely succeed in.

This uncompromising polemic is written with anger, conviction and logic; it refuses any number of opportunities for tactful diversion from its central issue.

Of course Schrag and Divoky are resolutely opposed to the medication. There are also certain medical and mental health conditions that can cause hyperactive behavior. Thyroid issues, lack of sleep, anxiety, and mental distress related to things like abuse can all lead to hyperactivity. Starting puberty can cause kids to be hyperactive, too.

What Can Help With Hyperactivity. Look for patterns in your child’s Author: The Understood Team. For more information, read my book The Myth of the ADHD Child, Revised Edition: Ways to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Attention Span Without Drugs, Labels, or Coercion (Tarcher/Perigee).

This page was brought to you by Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. and. Follow me on Twitter: @Dr_Armstrong Subscribe to my blog feed.

Sugar and the hyperactive child: myth or fact. For decades now, sugar-laden holidays have been a source of celebration and consternation. Parents and grandparents alike happily satisfy a child’s sweet tooth with birthday cakes, Christmas cookies, and Halloween candies, and then brace themselves for the ensuing “sugar high.”.

The Myth of the 50 Ways to improve Your Child’s Behaviour and Attention Span without Drugs, Labels, and Coercion Author: Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. Book Sharing by Mrs Bella Chin, Society for the Promotion of ADHD Research & Knowledge, Singapore. Bibliography: p. [] The myth of the hyperactive child: and other means of child control Item PreviewPages: Perhaps most indicative of the emergence of hyperactivity as a disorder of both medical and social significance was the publication of two books, Peter Schrag and Diane Divoky’s The Myth of the Hyperactive Child: and Other Means of Child Control () and Peter Conrad’s Identifying Hyperactive Children: the Medicalization of Deviant.

According to Richard Klasco, MD, no, that's actually a myth. The theory first appeared in medical literature in the s, but it became popular after appearing in the book "Why Your Child is Hyperactive" in In the book, Ben Feingold describes a young boy who went "completely wild" after eating candy and cake.

The signs and symptoms a child with attention deficit disorder has depend on which characteristics predominate. Children with ADHD may be: Inattentive, but not hyperactive or impulsive. Hyperactive and impulsive, but able to pay attention. Inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive (the most common form of ADHD).

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in /5(3).In the early s, media coverage of Ritalin use seeded a storm of controversy, culminating in the publication of a widely read book by Peter Schrag and .