Behavioral disorders

Format: Print Book 2014
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction RJ506.B44 B4352 2014x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  RJ506.B44 B4352 2014x
This book presents essays that will promote necessary issue awareness about behavioral disorders. Chapter one discusses whether behavior disorders are a serious problem. Chapter two discuses the factors that contribute to them. Chapter three debates which disorders should be treated, and chapter four focuses on policies that will best address the challenges of behavioral disorders. By being presented with more than one intelligent viewpoint on each subtopic, readers will think critically about what they are learning and their own opinions. Essay sources include Zinnia Jones, Fred Baughman, Peter Gray, Sally Satel, and​ Allen Weg.
chapter 1. Are behavioral disorders a serious problem?: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a real disease / Zinnia Jones ; Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is not a disease / Fred Baughman, as told to The Mark News ; Bipolar disorder in children is a serious problem / Mani Pavuluri ; Bipolar disorder is widely misdiagnosed in children / Jon Ronson
chapter 2. What factors contribute to behavioral disorders?: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder has a genetic basis / Penny Bailey ; Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder has a sociological and evolutionary basis / Peter Gray ; Vaccines cause autism / Michael Snyder ; Anatomy of a scare / Sharon Begley ; Returning soldiers find themselves in fragile state / Christopher Curry ; PTSD's diagnostic trap / Sally Satel
chapter 3. How should behavioral disorders be treated?: Drugs are an effective treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Caroline Miller ; Do ADHD drugs take a toll on the brain? / Edmund S. Higgins ; Nonmedication treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are effective / Nancy Shute ; Medical marijuana should be considered as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder / Steve Fox ; Some experts disagree that medical marijuana should be considered as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder / Joey Peters ; Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder / Allen Weg
chapter 4. What policies will best address the challenges of behavioral disorders?: Mainstreaming benefits autistic students / Cindy Long ; Mainstreaming may not benefit autistic students / Laura Madsen ; Veterans should not be wrongly discharged for personality disorder / Paul Sullivan ; Discharged veterans are thoroughly evaluated for personality disorder / Gina S. Farrisee.

Additional Information
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Subjects Behavior disorders in children.
Problem children -- Behavior modification.
Publisher Detroit :Greenhaven Press,2014
Contributors Espejo, Roman, 1977- editor.
Language English
Description 226 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780737769494 (hardcover)
0737769491 (hardcover)
9780737769500 (paperback)
0737769505 (paperback)
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