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Description - Ritalin is Not the Answer by David B. Stein

At Last! A Healthy, Drug-Free Alternative to RitalinNearly one-tenth of all school-aged children in the United States are being coerced into taking mood-altering drugs with side effects that include insomnia, tearfulness, rebound irritability, personality change, nervousness, anorexia, nausea, dizziness, headaches, heart palpitations, and cardiac arrhythmia. These are the children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit with hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Ritalin Is Not the Answer confronts and challenges what has become common practice and teaches parents and educators a healthy, comprehensive behavioral program that really works as an alternative to the epidemic use of medication-without teaching children to use drugs in order to handle their behavioral and emotional problems.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780787945145
ISBN-10: 0787945145
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 154mm x 15mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 29-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David B. Stein

DAVID B. STEIN, is a practicing clinical psychologist, associate professor of psychology at Longwood College, and father of two sons who were once placed on Ritalin. His research and writings center on the diagnosis and treatment of attentional, behavioral, and motivational problems in children. For over twenty--five years he has conducted workshops providing realistic, practical, and effective alternatives to Ritalin.