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ERIC Number: EJ517861
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
ADD: Does It Really Exist?
Armstrong, Thomas
Phi Delta Kappan, v77 n6 p424-28 Feb 1996
Questions the existence of attention deficit disorder (ADD), a commonly diagnosed "disease" based on behavioral characteristics. There may be no medical or physiological basis for ADD. The National Association of School Psychologists deplores labeling children and creating categories of exclusion. Instead, educators should respond to individual children's needs. (32 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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