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Lay Diagnostic Tools, The Internet and Definitions of Childhood: Attention Deficit Disorder as Cultural Phenomenon

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. This thesis will explore how American society defines Attention Deficit Disorder as an illness and how changing definitions of childhood and child behavior along with the availability of diagnostic tools on the Internet reinforce both the medicalization of behavior and the pharmaceutical treatment to “normalize” behavior. The author will use interviewing of parents and teachers and a content analysis of information on the Internet to explore these topics.

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Fish, Amy. "Lay Diagnostic Tools, The Internet and Definitions of Childhood: Attention Deficit Disorder as Cultural Phenomenon" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Hilton San Francisco & Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco, CA,, Aug 14, 2004 <Not Available>. 2009-05-26 <http://www.allacademic.com/meta/p110536_index.html>

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Fish, A. , 2004-08-14 "Lay Diagnostic Tools, The Internet and Definitions of Childhood: Attention Deficit Disorder as Cultural Phenomenon" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Hilton San Francisco & Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco, CA, Online <.PDF>. 2009-05-26 from http://www.allacademic.com/meta/p110536_index.html

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Abstract: . This thesis will explore how American society defines Attention Deficit Disorder as an illness and how changing definitions of childhood and child behavior along with the availability of diagnostic tools on the Internet reinforce both the medicalization of behavior and the pharmaceutical treatment to “normalize” behavior. The author will use interviewing of parents and teachers and a content analysis of information on the Internet to explore these topics.

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1 Lay-Diagnostic Tools The Internet and Definitions of Childhood: Attention Deficit Disorder as Cultural Phenomenon A Thesis in Progress By Amy Fish Northern Arizona University Box 15300 Flagstaff AZ 86001 928-214-8214 acg22@dana.ucc.nau.edu 2 It is unknown how long the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) have been with us though it is assumed that they have been with us as long as history has been recorded. The modern story of ADD including its change in focus from morality to
Andrea P. 1994 “Gender and ethnicity bias in the assessment of attention deficit disorder.” Social Work in Education 16(2): 89-95. Griffith Dorsey. 2002. “ADHD in girls comes in focus.” San Francisco Bee October 27. Retrieved from www.cagifted.org/adhdg.htm on April 9 2003. 22 References Cont. Lorber Judith. 1994. Paradoxes of Gender. New Haven CN: Yale University Press. Sadker Myra and Sadker David. 1994. “Missing in Interaction” from Failing at Fairness New York: Scribner and Sons. Schnaiberg Lynn. 1995. “Experts educators


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