Table of contents for The last normal child : essays on the intersection of kids, culture, and psychiatric drugs / Lawrence H. Diller.

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CONTENTS
Foreword by T. Berry Brazelton
Series Foreword by Sharna Olfman
Acknowledgments
Part I: THE INFLUENCE OF SCIENCE, POLITICS, MONEY AND CULTURE: ON CHILD PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT IN AMERICA
1	The Last Normal Child: America's Intolerance of Diversity in Children's Performance and Behavior
2Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Ritalin
3Gender, Power and ADHD
4Science, Ethics and the Psychosocial Treatment of ADHD by Lawrence 
Diller and Sam Goldstein
5When Does a Right Become Wrong? Unflagging Accommodated SAT 
Test Scores 
Part II: ONE PILL MAKES YOU LARGER: STORIES FROM THE REAL WORLD OF FAMILIES COPING WITH CHILDREN'S BEHAVIOR AND PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS
Page 71.........Just Say Yes to Ritalin!
Page 81.........Ritalin Works! Great?
Page 87.........Getting Up to Speed for the SAT
Page 93.........The Invariant Prescription Redux: The Key to Effective Parenting
Page 111........In the Valley of Motivational Fatigue - Diagnosing ADHD in Early 
Adolescence
SECTION THREE: DRUG COMPANIES, ACADEMIC MEDICINE AND THE WAY WE TREAT CHILDREN'S PROBLEMS IN AMERICA TODAY
Page 124........Strattera, Now Playing Everywhere
Page 129........Galileo's Grandmother: What Happens When Your Life's Work Falls 
Outside the Demanded Result
Page 150........Fallout from Pharma Scandals: The Loss of Doctors' Credibility
Page 163........Successfully Marketing Incompetence: The Triumph and Tragedy of the 
Therapy/Pill Culture
SECTION FOUR: PROFESSIONAL AND FAMILY FACTORS - MY LIFE
Page 171....... A Personal Postscript
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Psychotropic drugs.
Children -- Drug use.
Culture -- Social aspects.
Mental Disorders -- diagnosis.
Mental Disorders -- drug therapy.
Child Psychology.
Psychotropic Drugs -- therapeutic use.
Social Change.
Child.