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ERIC Number: EJ131942
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1975
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The Discovery of Hyperkinesis: Notes on the Medicalization of Deviant Behavior
Conrad, Peter
Social Problems, 23, 1, 12-21, Oct 75
Presents a brief history of the diagnosis and treatment of hyperkinesis, focusing on the social and clinical factors involved with this medicalization; and then considers the problem of expert control, medical social control, the individualization of social problems, and the depoliticization of deviant behavior, as well as ramifications for the study of deviance. (Author/JM)
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