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, Volume 52, Issue 1, pp 3–8 | Cite as

The New York Times and the ADHD Epidemic

Commentary

Keywords

ADHD New York Times Direct-to-consumer advertising Media Mental disorder 

Further Reading

Below are links to Alan Schwarz’s articles in The New York Times and our recent articles on ADHD and direct-to-consumer advertising:

  1. Lacasse, J.R., & Leo, J. (2009). Consumer advertisements for psychostimulants: A long record of misleading promotion. Psychiatric Times, 26(2). Available at http://tinyurl.com/LacLeoPT
  2. Leo, J., & Lacasse, J.R. (2009). The manipulation of data and attitudes about ADHD: A study of consumer advertisements. In S. Tamimi & J. Leo (Eds.)., Rethinking ADD: From brain to culture (pp. 287-312). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Available at http://tinyurl.com/Rethinking-ADHD
  3. Schwarz, A. (December 29th, 2013). ADHD experts reevaluate study’s zeal for drugs. New York Times. Available at http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/30/health/adhd-experts-re-evaluate-studys-zeal-for-drugs.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
  4. Schwarz, A. (December 14th, 2013). The selling of Attention Deficit Disorder. New York Times. Available at http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/health/the-selling-of-attention-deficit-disorder.html?pagewanted=all

Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DeBusk College of Osteopathic MedicineLincoln Memorial UniversityHarrogateUSA
  2. 2.Florida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA

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