Foster Children and ADHD: Anger, Violence, and Institutional Power

@article{Karnik2000FosterCA,
  title={Foster Children and ADHD: Anger, Violence, and Institutional Power},
  author={N. Karnik},
  journal={Journal of Medical Humanities},
  year={2000},
  volume={21},
  pages={199-214}
}
  • N. Karnik
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Medical Humanities
This paper explores the ways in which foster children and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) intersect as social and medical categories. Through the method of interpretive biography based on the official case file, this paper shows how the experiences of violence and ADHD become linked in the child's life through the emotion of anger. In this way, it is possible to see how the power dynamics of the medical, educational and welfare systems lock the diagnosis with its embedded… Expand
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