The Diseasing of America's Children by John Rosemond
Exposing the ADHD Fiasco and Empowering Parents to Take Back Control

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How parents, teachers, and even professionals are being deceived by the "ADHD Establishment" regarding ADHD and other childhood behavior disorders and the drugs used to treat them.

The issue of diagnosing children with behavioral diseases that do not conform to a scientific definition of disease, and then medicating them is a scandal ready to erupt. In The Diseasing of America's Children, popular family psychologist, speaker, and best-selling author John Rosemond joins with pediatrician Dr. Bose Ravenel to uncover the fiction and fallacy behind attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), early-onset biopolar disorder (EOBD), and the drugs prescribed to treat them. Rosemond and Ravenel will:

reveal the pseudo-science behind these diagnosesexplain how parents, teachers, and even professionals are deceivedexpose the short- and long-term dangers behavioral drugs pose to childrendiscuss how America's schools are unwittingly feeding the diagnostic beastreveal the simple, common sense truth behind these behavior problemsand give parents a practical program for curing these problems without drugs or dependence on professionals

About John Rosemond

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John Rosemond is a family psychologist who has both directed mental health programs and been in full-time private practice working with families and children. Since 1990, he has devoted his time to speaking and writing. John's weekly syndicated parenting column now appears in some 250 newspapers. Along the way, he's also managed to write eleven bestselling books on parenting and the family. As if that wasn't enough, he is one of the busiest and most popular speakers in his field, giving over 200 talks a year to parent and professional groups nationwide. He and his wife of 39 years, Willie, have two grown children and six well-behaved grandchildren.For more information, see and
Published September 16, 2008 by Thomas Nelson. 273 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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