Popular Articles

Parenting in the Age of Awfulness

The Wall Street Journal
Kyle was absorbed in a videogame on his cellphone, so I asked his mom, “How long has Kyle had a stomach ache?” Mom said, “I’m thinking it’s been about two days.” Then Kyle replied,...
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Blame Parents, Not Kids, for Sexting

The Wall Street Journal
If mom and dad installed monitoring software on their middle-schoolers' phones, it would make a big difference. (Read article on The Wall Street Journal website) Earlier this year I visited a...
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‘Unspecified Mental Disorder’? That’s Crazy

The Wall Street Journal
Psychiatry's diagnostic bible has broadened the definition of mental illness to absurdity. (Read article on The Wall Street Journal website) The American Psychiatric Association released a...
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TV Appearances

Advice to parents for raising strong boys (Today Show)

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Boys Adrift (Fox Business News)

John Stossel interviews Dr. Sax on Fox Business News
Grow Up: Parenting Wars with John Stossel
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ADHD Misdiagnosed? (CNN)

Dr. Sax is interviewed on CNN's American Morning
1 million kids misdiagnosed with ADHD?
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Scholarly Publications

Polyethylene Terephthalate May Yield Endocrine Disruptors

Environmental Health Perspectives
View PDF » My commentary on the possible risks of PET triggered a hostile reply from Ralph Vasami, director of the trade group representing manufacturers of PET. You can read his letter, and my...
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Sex Differences in Hearing

Advances in Gender and Education
Implications for best practice in the classroom View PDF »
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Who First Suggests the Diagnosis of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Annals of Family Medicine
ABSTRACT   PURPOSE We wanted to survey physicians in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area regarding the frequency with which physicians, teachers, parents, and others first suggest the...
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