We did not number our references in the final report, so the following are ordered by report page.
Page 3 Prevalence of ADHD statistics
Polanczyk, G., de Lima, M. S., Horta, B. L., Biederman, J., & Rohde, L. A. (2007). The worldwide prevalence of ADHD: a systematic review and metaregression analysis. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 164, 942-948.
Page 3 'eco-bio-developmental'
Garner, A., Shonkoff, J.P., Siegel, B.S., Dobbins, M.I., Earls, M.F., Garner, A.S., McGuinn, L., Pascoe, J. & Wood, D. (2011). Early childhood adversity, toxic stress and the role of the pediatrician: translating developmental science into lifelong health. Pediatrics, 129. Published on-line December 26, 2011. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-2662
Page 4 INCB report
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Page 4-5 The Foresight Report on Mental Capital and Wellbeing
Foresight Mental Capital and Wellbeing Project. (2008). Final project report. London, UK: The Government Ofﬁce for Science.
Page 18 Bullying
Singh, I. (2011). Disorder of anger and aggression: children’s perspectives on ADHD in the UK. Social Science & Medicine, 73:889–96,
Bullying: Resources for schools and teachers. NSPCC.
Page 21 Stigma references
Henderson C, Thornicroft G. (2009). Stigma and discrimination in mental illness: Time to Change. Lancet, 373:1928-1930.
Thornicroft G. (2006). Actions speak louder: tackling discrimination against people with mental illness. Mental Health Foundation, London.
Thornicroft, G., Rose, D., Kassam, A., & Sartorius, N. (2007). Stigma: ignorance, prejudice or discrimination? The British Journal of Psychiatry, 190: 192-193.
Thornicroft, G., Brohan, E., Kassam, A. & Lewis-Holmes, E. (2008). Reducing stigma and discrimination: Candidate interventions. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 2:3 doi:10.1186/1752-4458-2-3
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Page 22 Critique of ADHD and stimulant drugs in contemporary media
Are ADHD Medications Overprescribed? (2012, 14 September). The Wall Street Journal,
Horwitz, A. (2002). Creating mental illness. University of Chicago Press.
Hruska, B. (2012, 18 August). Raising the Ritalin Generation. The New York Times Sunday Review: Opinion,
Timimi, S. (2002). Pathological Child Psychiatry and the Medicalization of Childhood. Hove: Brunner-Routledge.
Warner, J. (2010). We've Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication. New York: Riverhead.
Page 22 Disease-mongering in the pharmaceutical industry
Angell, M. (2004). The truth about the drug companies: How they deceive us and what to do about it. New York: Random House.
Carlat, D. (2010). Unhinged: The trouble with psychiatry-A doctor’s revelations about a profession in crisis . New York: Free Press.
Kirsch, I. (2010). The Emperor’s new drugs: Exploding the antidepressant myth . New York: Basic Books.
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Page 26 President's Council quote reference
President's Council on Bioethics. (2003). Beyond Therapy: Biotechnology and the Pursuit of Happiness. Washington, D.C. p.105-6.
Page 28 Mothers
Singh, I. (2004). Doing their jobs: Mothering with Ritalin in a culture of mother-blame.
Social Science and Medicine, 59(6): 1193-1205,
Page 32 African-American
Metzl, J. (2009). The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia became a Black Disease. Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press.
Nelson, A. (2011). Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination. Minneapolis: University Of Minnesota Press.
Page 34 Traffic light management system
Using the Stoplight System to Improve ADHD Behavior: How to green-light your ADHD child for better behavior at home and in school.
Traffic light system for behaviour management. TES
Page 35 ADHD diagnosis criteria percentages
Ford, T., Goodman, R. & Meltzer, H. (2003) The British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey 1999: the prevalence of DSM-IV disorders. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 42, 1203–1211
Page 37 Gendered learning styles
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