Human suffering and psychiatric diagnosis
Although not the only or even the dominating view on how to determine a diagnosis in psychiatry, the idea of assembling proof for mental illness by checking and adding symptoms and clinical signs of…
Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive ClassroomsSpecial Educational Needs
(Un)becoming dysfunctional : ADHD and how matter comes to matter
ABSTRACTVarious neuropsychiatric disorders are a common feature today, not least in educational contexts where Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common diagnosis. The dominant…
Goodbye Mr Chips, Hello Dr Phil?
The call for the disciplining of troubled and troubling students is a constant theme in western education texts, although approaches to dealing with disruptive student behaviour have changed over…
Perceptions of literacy difficulties and their assessment in a College of Further Education
- Education, Psychology
Recent legislative changes have extended the age range of young people with which educational psychologists (EPs) work, to between the ages of 0 and 25, raising the potential for collaborative work…
Social Competence and Moderate Learning Difficulties: a Comparative Study of Pastoral Care in Mainstream and Special Secondary Schools
This study is concerned with the pastoral care of pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties in special and mainstream secondary schools. It explores the relationship between pastoral care and social…
We cannot say whether attention deficit hyperactivity disorder exists, but we can find its molecular mechanisms.
- PsychologyPediatric neurology