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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Australia: Perspectives from the sociology of deviance

Prosser , Brenton

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Over the last twenty years, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become one of the most diagnosed childhood disorders in the western world. Research within the disciplines of psychiatry and criminology has increasingly identified a link between ADHD, delinquency and crime. So far, consideration of ADHD from sociological perspectives has been limited, while it has been virtually ignored as a diagnosis with social impact and a popular phenomenon within Australia. In response, this...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/23001
Source: Journal of Sociology
DOI: 10.1177/1440783313514643

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