053: Drapetomania

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(Kids Are Not Defective Part 7)

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Dr. Bruce Levine joins me to discuss his article,
How Teenage Rebellion Has Become a Mental Illness
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It turns out that pathologizing or "diseasing" rebellious behavior is not a new trick for those who hold tenuous power over others.

Bumper Music:
"The Man Who Danced Too Slowly" Baka Beyond

Look Closer:

Frontline - The Medicated Child

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoHv-_Rwu6c


How Teenage Rebellion Has Become a Mental Illness by Dr. Bruce E. Levine

http://www.alternet.org/health/75081?page=entire


The Drugging of Our Children By Gary Null

http://www.familyrightsassociation.com/bin/white_papers-articles/drugging_our_children/


Appendix 43 - Drapetomania by Michael Greger, MD and United Progressive Alumni

http://upalumni.org/medschool/appendices/appendix-43.html


ADHD schoolkids '10 times worse' on Ritalin, dexamphetamine, study finds

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/breaking-news/adhd-schoolkids-10-times-worse-on-ritalin-dexamphetamine-study-finds/story-e6frea73-1225831266819?from=public_rss

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