Smith, Matthew (2010) Do adults have ADHD? : a history lesson. British Medical Journal, 340 (7753). p. 2241. ISSN 0959-8138Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Debates on the legitimacy of a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children or adults are still raging1 2 because of a lack of understanding of the history of the disorder. Drug companies have indeed marketed the concept of adult ADHD to potential consumers1—as they did childhood ADHD to parent-teacher associations in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s—but this is only part of the story.
|Keywords:||medical history, ADHD, hyperactivity, Public aspects of medicine|
|Subjects:||Medicine > Public aspects of medicine|
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Humanities > History|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||13 Jul 2011 08:58|
|Last modified:||21 Aug 2016 00:04|