Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in France and Ireland: parents' groups' scientific and political framing of an unsettled condition
AbstractExamines how groups representing children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in France and Ireland engage within this contested medical domain, and challenges the frequently made association between the process of medicalisation and de-politicisation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation (CSI), Mines ParisTech in its series CSI Working Papers Series with number 024.
Length: 42 pages
Date of creation: May 2012
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); parents’ groups; France; Ireland; evidence-based medecine; medicalisation; politicisation;
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