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NOV 24, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Worldwide ADHD Rates Are Higher Than Ever, And It Might Be America's Fault

Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have surged globally, rising as much as tenfold in some countries. The disorder has become a cultural and economic phenomenon -- but it may not be a medical one, according to one scientist who studies the sociology of health and illness. "Exporting American-based diagnoses like ADHD is really exporting American behavioral norms under ...

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NOV 24, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Worldwide ADHD Rates Are Higher Than Ever And It Might Be America's Fault

Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have surged globally, rising as much as tenfold in some countries. The disorder has become a cultural and economic phenomenon -- but it may not be a medical one, according to a social scientist who studies the sociology of health and illness. "Exporting American-based diagnoses like ADHD is really exporting American behavioral norms ...

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NOV 23, 2014 - New York Times

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Retro Report: Debate Persists Over Diagnosing Mental Health Disorders, Long After ‘Sybil’

Bipolar disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has been diagnosed in millions of Americans, but is that a result of more expert diagnosis, or simply too frequent diagnosis?

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NOV 21, 2014 - Boston Globe

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Air Pollution Impact on ADHD Research

Does prenatal exposure to air pollution increase a child's risk for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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NOV 20, 2014 - Huffington Post

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'Little Things Matter' Exposes Big Threat To Children's Brains

Tiny amounts of lead, chemical flame retardants and organophosphate pesticides, among other toxins, course through the blood of nearly every American. But just how much worry is a little poison worth? A lot, especially when considering the cumulative effects of this chemical cocktail on children, warns a video unveiled Thursday during an environmental health conference in Ottawa, Canada. The seven-minute ...

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