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Alan Schwarz is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated correspondent at The New York Times. He has won many major journalism awards, including the Polk Award, the Associated Press award for project reporting (three times) and the 2013 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award from the American Statistical Association. Schwarz earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990.

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ADHD Nation is a necessary book. Schwarz has done a fine job on a maddening topic, and everyone who's interested in hyperactivity, attention spans, stimulants, and the current state of American health care should grab a copy * New York Magazine * [Schwarz's] nimble investigation interweaves the narratives of pharmaceutical companies with those of child psychologist Keith Conners, who led ADHD's 'Manhattan Project', and young people grappling with the medical fallout. An intriguing sidelight is the misuse of ADHD drugs as performance enhancers * Nature * Alan Schwarz's book is an absorbing, well-researched corrective to decades of pharma industry marketing * Times Literary Supplement * Shem's Mount Misery meets Goldacre's Bad Pharma. It is a very powerfully-told narrative of just how far academia and profit motive can each be subverted and, increasingly powerfully, can subvert each other . . . a compelling read -- Dr Kit Byatt Chilling . . . a powerful, necessary book * Kirkus * ADHD Nation is a true rarity - a book that confronts an important subject with the authority of an expert, makes its case with the urgency of a red alert, and moves at the pace of a thriller -- Daniel Okrent, New York Times bestselling author of Last Call Often devastating and very necessary . . . I beg you to read this candid, fact-packed and even-handed study * Mail on Sunday * An illuminating exploration of ADHD, brimming with intelligence and insight. Schwarz reveals the powerful cultural and economic forces fueling its widespread diagnosis and drug treatment. Those with the disorder will hear a voice of compassion. And those who may be misdiagnosed, a clarion note of caution -- Jerome Groopman, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, staff writer, New Yorker An urgently needed study of the diagnosis and medication of ADHD . . . The real power of ADHD Nation [comes] from the cumulative effect of the narrative . . . Schwarz uses his gentle wit to disarm the recurring industry marketing lines -- Richard Orange * Guardian * Important, humane and compellingly written . . . a narrative that unfolds with the momentum of a thriller . . . ADHD Nation should be required reading -- Steve Silberman * New York Times *

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