Anti-social Behavior, ADHD, and the Role of CultureBook
Boys in the West are being labelled as having psychiatric disorders, behaviour problems and special educational needs, and are receiving psychiatric drugs in ever-greater numbers. In this book, Dr Timimi argues that this crisis reflects a fundamental ambivalence that Western culture has toward children which affects boys in particular. Using material from diverse sources, the author shows how Western Society's political, social and economic value system is bad for families and children, and how positive alternatives can be found in non-Western traditions.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan,
Branch Call Number: ANF 618.9289 TIMI
Characteristics: 254 p. : ill. ; 22 cm