053: Drapetomania


(Kids Are Not Defective Part 7)

Dr. Bruce Levine joins me to discuss his article,
How Teenage Rebellion Has Become a Mental Illness

It turns out that pathologizing or "diseasing" rebellious behavior is not a new trick for those who hold tenuous power over others.

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"The Man Who Danced Too Slowly" Baka Beyond

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Frontline - The Medicated Child

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


The Drugging of Our Children By Gary Null


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


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


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