BY AMY NOVOTNEY
A psychologist and a health economist team up to explore the nation’s skyrocketing rates of
ADHD diagnoses — and how a global push for performance may be partly to blame.[…]
In their book “The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money, and Today’s Push for Performance,” (2014, Oxford University Press), University of California, Berkeley, psychologist Stephen Hinshaw, PhD, and health economist Richard Scheffler, PhD, explore how education policies and the nation’s increasing push for academic and job performance factor into the rise in diagnoses — and how psychologists can help distinguish ADHD from other mental health conditions.
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