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October 2, 2006

The Last Normal Child

There's a Q&A in USA Today with behavioral pediatrician Lawrence Diller whose new book, The Last Normal Child, discusses the disturbing trend of parents bringing normal children in for psychiatric drugs.

Q: Why did you call your book The Last Normal Child?

A: Because I had this fantasy, as more and more normal kids get psychiatric medication, that eventually the last normal child in the world finally would be brought to me for a prescription.

Parents push the new abnormal

Filed under Child Mental Health


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