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Sami Timimi

SAMI TIMIMI is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist in the National Health Service in Lincolnshire and a visiting Professor at Lincoln University, UK. He writes from a critical psychiatry perspective on topics relating to child and adolescent mental health and has published articles on many topics including eating disorders, psychotherapy, behavioural disorders and cross-cultural psychiatry. He has authored three books, Pathological Child Psychiatry and the Medicalization of Childhood, published by Brunner-Routledge in 2002; Naughty Boys: Anti-Social Behaviour, ADHD and the Role of Culture, published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2005; Mis-Uunderstanding ADHD: The Complete Guide for Parents to Alternatives to Drugs, published in 2007, and has co-edited with Dr Begum Maitra, Critical Voices in Child and Adolescent Mental Health published by Free Association books in 2006.

Works

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

Palgrave Macmillan
In this unique text a prominent critic of mainstream child and adolescent psychiatric theory and practice, Sami Timimi, collaborates with two ex-service users...
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Rethinking ADHD
From Brain to Culture

Palgrave Macmillan
In the past decade, there have been an increasing number of authors who have written about ADHD from a critical perspective. These critiques have ranged from...
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Naughty Boys
Anti-Social Behaviour, ADHD and the Role of Culture

Palgrave Macmillan
Boys in the West are being labeled as having psychiatric disorders, behavior problems and special educational needs, and are receiving psychiatric drugs in...
Sami Timimi

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