The Myth of Autism: Medicalising Men's and Boys' Social and Emotional Competence (Paperback)

The Myth of Autism: Medicalising Men's and Boys' Social and Emotional Competence By Sami Timimi, Neil Gardner, Brian McCabe Cover Image

The Myth of Autism: Medicalising Men's and Boys' Social and Emotional Competence (Paperback)

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In this groundbreaking book, the authors dispute the concept of autism and explore the cultural and political reasons why the number of those diagnosed with it has increased over the years. This is a must-read for students studying autism and related disorders as well as practitioners working in the mental health services.
SAMI TIMIMI is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for NHS, Lincolnshire, UK. He is also author of Naughty Boys: Anti-social Behaviour, and ADHD and the Role of Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005). NEIL GARDNER works as a server-side developer for a major broadcasting company and takes an active interest in environmental and political issues. BRIAN McCABE has worked through a range of jobs and now supports disabled people in education and hopes to complete a PhD.SAMI TIMIMI is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for NHS, Lincolnshire, UK. He is also author of Naughty Boys: Anti-social Behaviour, and ADHD and the Role of Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005). NEIL GARDNER works as a server-side developer for a major broadcasting company and takes an active interest in environmental and political issues. BRIAN McCABE has worked through a range of jobs and now supports disabled people in education and hopes to complete a PhD.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230545267
ISBN-10: 0230545262
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: December 7th, 2010
Pages: 344
Language: English