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

The New York Times and the ADHD Epidemic



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
  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
  3. Schwarz, A. (December 29th, 2013). ADHD experts reevaluate study’s zeal for drugs. New York Times. Available at
  4. Schwarz, A. (December 14th, 2013). The selling of Attention Deficit Disorder. New York Times. Available at

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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