TITLE

Drugging the American Child: We're Too Cavalier About Hyperactivity

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Sydney
PUB. DATE
June 1975
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jun/Jul1975, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p354
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the various modes of treatment for hyperactivity in American children. Effect of stimulants on the symptoms; Conditions that can lead to hyperactivity; Lack of scientific sense to suppress hyperactivity with drugs.
ACCESSION #
5446242

 

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