Lawrence H. Diller, M.D., attended the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and trained at the renowned Child Study Unit of the University of California, San Francisco, and the Mental Research Institute of Palo Alto. In addition to professional publications, he has written for Family Therapy Networker and for the Hastings Center Report, where his 1996 article on Ritalin became national news. He practices in Walnut Creek, California, and lives nearby with his wife and two young sons.
Format: Trade Paperback, 404 pages
Publisher: Bantam On Sale: May 4, 1999 Price: $23.00
In 1997 alone, nearly five million people in the U.S. were prescribed Ritalin–most of them young children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder (ADD). Is this cause for alarm–or simply the case of an effective treatment meeting a newly discovered need? In a book as provocative and newsworthy as Listening to Prozac...
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