New Chapter in ADHD Book

Read "Why Controversy Over ADHD Won't 'Go Away'" by Lawrence Diller, M.D., a chapter in a new book on ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Concepts, Controversies, New Directions edited by Keith McBurnett and Linda Pfiffner (Informa Health Care, 2008).

New Chapter in Pediatric Bipolar Book

Praeger Publishers continues its Childhood in Society series with Sharna Olfman as editor with the publication of Bipolar Children: Cutting-Edge Controversy, Insights and Research (available only online at I contributed a chapter entitled "But Don't Call It Science" which challenges the diagnosis of pediatric bipolar disorder and the highlights the role of Joseph Biederman in its promotion and treatment. Other contributors include David Healy and Elizabeth Roberts, among others.

New WebLink to Consumer Reports on ADHD

Check out the new Consumer Reports page on ADHD and its treatment. It's quite up to date and the information is both sensible and balanced. You can get to it via my weblinks page or directly with