We've Got Issues : Children and Parents in the Age of Medication

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-02-01
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA

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A bold and brilliant look at childhood medication by the New York Timesbestselling author. Are we over-diagnosing and over-medicating our children? Judith Warner uses extensive research and interviews with dozens of doctors, researchers, family experts, and parents to cut through the received wisdom and hysteria to bring insight and compassion to the "drugging kids" debate.

Author Biography

Judith Warner is the author of the New York Times bestselling Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety and Hillary Clinton: The Inside Story, as well as several other books. She writes frequently for the New York Times and other publications and is a former special correspondent for Newsweek in Paris. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her, husband and family.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 1
UNTITLED on Affluent Parents and Neurotic Kidsp. 7
Seeing Is Believingp. 31
An Epidemic of Suppositionp. 49
Aren't They All on Medication?p. 65
Who, Exactly, Is Having Issues?p. 91
"B-a-d" Children, Worse Parents (and Even Worse Doctors)p. 117
Stuck in the Cuckoo's Nestp. 145
Ritalin Nation?p. 171
The Stories We Tellp. 191
A "Better Time Than Ever"p. 209
Moving Forwardp. 233
Acknowledgmentsp. 251
Notesp. 253
Bibliographyp. 303
Indexp. 309
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