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A disease called childhood

Marilyn Wedge

A disease called childhood

why ADHD became an American epidemic

by Marilyn Wedge

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child rearing,
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-242) and index.

    StatementMarilyn Wedge, PhD
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ506.H9 W432 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 250 pages
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27178607M
    ISBN 101583335633
    ISBN 109781583335635
    LC Control Number2014045248
    OCLC/WorldCa896806827


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