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Ritalin-free kids : safe and effective homeopathic medicine for ADHD and other behavioral and learning problems
Reichenberg-Ullman, Judyth.
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Revised second edition.
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Roseville, Calif. : Prima Health, [2000]

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xxiii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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RX531.A77 U45 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Argues that parents of children with Attention Deficit Disorder should try a homeopathic approach before resorting to ritalin.

Author Notes

Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, N.D., M.S.W., and Robert Ullman, N.D., are licensed naturopathic physicians

Table of Contents

Edward Hallowell, M.D.Edward H. Chapman, M.D., D.Ht.
Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xvi
Introductionp. xvii
Part 1 The Conventional View of ADHD
1. Drifty, Driven, and Daring: The Typical Characteristics of ADHDp. 3
2. Life in Overdrive: Growing Up with ADHDp. 10
3. Epidemic or Overdiagnosis?: Can So Many Children Have ADHD?p. 22
4. The ADHD Pressure Cooker: Kids, Teachers, Parents, and Doctors All Feel the Heatp. 33
5. To Drug or Not to Drug: The Pros and Cons of Conventional Treatment for ADHD and Other Behavioral and Mood Disordersp. 41
6. Different Strokes for Different Folks: What Parents and Kids Say About Drugs for ADHDp. 60
Part 2 Homeopathy: A Whole Child Approach
7. All About Homeopathy: Natural Medicine That Worksp. 71
8. A Better Answer Than Ritalin: Homeopathy Is a Highly Effective Treatment for ADHDp. 82
9. Unique Treatment for Unique Individuals: Treating People, Not Diagnosesp. 95
10. Changing Children's Lives with Homeopathy: What Parents Say About Homeopathic Treatmentp. 101
11. Living with and Learning from a Child with ADHD: Tips for Parentsp. 108
Part 3 Real Stories of Real People: Successful Homeopathic Treatment of ADHD
12. Kids on the Move: Attention Deficit with Hyperactivityp. 117
13. "I Have to Tell Him Everything Ten Times" Attention Deficit Without Hyperactivityp. 129
14. "You Never Know What She's Up To": Sneaky, Mischievous Kidsp. 144
15. "If I Say Black, He Says White": Oppositional, Defiant Behaviorp. 153
16. "I'm Gonna Chop Off His Head": ADHD with Violence and Ragep. 166
17. "Won't I Ever Outgrow This?": Adults with ADHDp. 188
Part 4 Homeopathic Treatment of Learning Disabilities, the Autism Spectrum, and Other Mental and Emotional Problems
18. Enhancing the Learning Curve Through Homeopathy: Learning Disabilities and Developmental Delaysp. 209
19. A Terrifying World: Fearful, Anxious Kidsp. 230
20. "I Feel Bad About Myself. I Have No Friends.": Depressed Kidsp. 250
Part 5 Expanding Your Knowledge of Homeopathy
21. The Most Commonly Asked Questions About Homeopathic Treatment for ADHDp. 267
22. Our Society Needs Homeopathy Nowp. 275
Appendix Learning Morep. 279
Glossaryp. 284
Indexp. 290
About the Authorsp. 295