Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior Is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior Is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Enrico Gnaulati PhD

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ISBN-13: 9780807073346
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 09/17/2013
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Enrico Gnaulati is a clinical psychologist with more than twenty-five years of experience providing psychotherapy to children and families. A sought-after public speaker, Gnaulati has published a host of child development and children's mental health articles in professional journals and magazines such as Life Learning, Journal of Psychology, and the Los Angeles Psychologist. He regularly presents to parents groups and teachers, and he has been interviewed by the Los Angeles Times and by best-selling author Wendy Mogel in her book The Blessing of a B Minus. He lives in Pasadena, California.

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Table of Contents

Contents
 
INTRODUCTION IX
 
CHAPTER ONE
Mad Science and Mad Medicine 1
 
CHAPTER TWO
The Rush to Diagnose 24
 
CHAPTER THREE
Casualties of Casual Diagnosing 49
 
CHAPTER FOUR
Abnormalizing Boys 66
 
CHAPTER FIVE
The Normalcy of Problem Behavior 77
 
CHAPTER SIX
ADHD? Or Childhood Narcissism at the Outer Edges? 98
 
CHAPTER SEVEN
Bipolar Disorder? Or Teenage Storm
and Stress Twenty-First-Century Style? 124
 
CHAPTER EIGHT
Autism Spectrum? Or a
Brainy, Willful, Introverted Boy? 154
 
CHAPTER NINE
Parenting with Authority 175

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 208
NOTES 211
INDEX 228

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