Sami Timimi

Sami Timimi is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist and author of Pathological Child Psychiatry and the Medicalization of Childhood, and Naughty Boys: Anti-social behaviour, ADHD and the Role of Culture.

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Naughty Boys: Anti-Social Behaviour, ADHD and the Role of Culture

Naughty Boys: Anti-Social Behaviour, ADHD and the Role of Culture

by Sami Timimi

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Boys in the West are being labelled as having psychiatric disorders, behaviour problems and special educational needs, and are receiving psychiatric drugs in ever-greater numbers. In this book, Dr... (more)

Critical Voices in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Critical Voices in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

by Sami Timimi, Begum Maitra

  • Paperback £18.95

There is a crisis of credibility within child and adolescent psychiatry. Child and adolescent mental health theory and practice have come to be dominated by a narrow biomedical frame. Rising numbers... (more)

Liberatory Psychiatry

Liberatory Psychiatry

Edited by Carl Cohen, Sami Timimi

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Rethinking ADHD: From Brain to Culture

Rethinking ADHD: From Brain to Culture

by Sami Timimi, Jonathan Leo

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This works offers a selection of international critiques on the role of ADHD in our society today, looking at how and why diagnoses have increased in recent years. It is the first book to offer such... (more)

The Myth of Autism: Medicalising Men's Social and Emotional Competence

The Myth of Autism: Medicalising Men's Social and Emotional Competence

by Sami Timimi, Neil Gardner

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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... (more)

A Straight-talking Introduction to Children's Mental Health Problems

A Straight-talking Introduction to Children's Mental Health Problems

by Sami Timimi

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Rates of diagnosis of psychiatric disorders such as ADHD, and the subsequent prescription of psychiatric drugs in children, have increased alarmingly over recent years. Yet diagnoses are supported by... (more)

Re-Thinking Autism: Diagnosis, Identity, and Equality

Re-Thinking Autism: Diagnosis, Identity, and Equality

Edited by Katherine Runswick-Cole, Rebecca Mallett

  • Paperback £18.99

Challenging existing approaches to autism that limit, and sometimes damage, the individuals who attract and receive the label, this book questions the lazy prejudices and assumptions that can... (more)

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