Chilled-out children

Hamilton, Julie
October 2006
Australian Parents;Oct/Nov2006, p72
The article offers a look at some drug-free alternatives for hyperactive children. Being active is quite normal but a growing proportion of Australian children are being diagnosed as hyperactive. Described as a neuro-behavioural disorder, where an underfunctioning brain results in disruptive and difficult behaviour, its cause is unknown and there is a lot of controversy over the lack of reliability and consistency in diagnosis.


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