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A disorder of anger and aggression: Children’s perspectives on attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the UK

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This article investigates the social and moral dimensions of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis, asking what ADHD means in UK children’s everyday lives, and what children do with this diagnosis. Drawing on interviews with over 150 children, the analysis examines the influence of a UK state school-based culture of aggression on the form and intensity of diagnosed children’s difficulties with behavioral self-control. Diagnosed children’s mobilization of ADHD behaviors and...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.03.049

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Science and Medicine Journal website
Volume:
73
Issue:
6
Pages:
889-896
Publication date:
2011-09-05
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ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:c3670300-e1ba-4b12-811b-bb07cb23644e
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515860
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pubs:515860

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