Affiliation: London School of Economics
- Beyond polemics: science and ethics of ADHDIlina Singh
London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, UK
Nat Rev Neurosci 9:957-64. 2008..Collaborations among scientists, social scientists and ethicists are likely to be the most promising route to understanding what ADHD is and what stimulant drugs do...
- Not robots: children's perspectives on authenticity, moral agency and stimulant drug treatmentsIlina Singh
Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, King s College London, King s Building, Strand, London WC2R 2L, UK
J Med Ethics 39:359-66. 2013..Medical professionals in particular should help children to flourish with stimulant drug treatments, in good and in bad conditions...
- Clinical implications of ethical concepts: moral self-understandings in children taking methylphenidate for ADHDIlina Singh
BIOS Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 12:167-82. 2007..Some important preliminary clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
- Capacity and competence in children as research participants. Researchers have been reluctant to include children in health research on the basis of potentially naive assumptionsIlina Singh
BIOS Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
EMBO Rep 8:S35-9. 2007
- A disorder of anger and aggression: children's perspectives on attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the UKIlina Singh
London School of Economics and Political Science, BIOS Research Centre, London, UK
Soc Sci Med 73:889-96. 2011..The findings support a proposal for a complex sociological model of ADHD diagnosis and demonstrate the relevance of this model for national policy initiatives related to mental health and wellbeing in children...
- Brain talk: power and negotiation in children's discourse about self, brain and behaviourIlina Singh
Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, King s College, London
Sociol Health Illn 35:813-27. 2013..Empirical investigation is needed in order to develop agent-centred conceptual and theoretical frameworks that describe and evaluate the harms and benefits of treating children with psychotropic drugs and other brain-based technologies. ..
- Globalization and cognitive enhancement: emerging social and ethical challenges for ADHD cliniciansIlina Singh
Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, King s College London, London, UK
Curr Psychiatry Rep 15:385. 2013..Drawing on this literature, we reflect on the importance of ethically informed, ecologically sensitive clinical practices in relation to ADHD diagnosis and treatment. ..
- Robust resilience and substantial interest: a survey of pharmacological cognitive enhancement among university students in the UK and IrelandIlina Singh
Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, Kings College London, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 9:e105969. 2014..The survey addresses the need for better evidence about PCE prevalence and practices among university students in the UK. We recommend PCE-related strategies for universities based on the survey findings. ..
- Boys will be boys: fathers' perspectives on ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, and drug treatmentIlina Singh
Centre for Family Research, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, CB2 3RF, England
Harv Rev Psychiatry 11:308-16. 2003..The study affirms the importance of fathers' perspectives to the clinical evaluation and treatment of boys' symptomatic behaviors...
- Doing their jobs: mothering with Ritalin in a culture of mother-blameIlina Singh
Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Center for Family Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3RF, UK
Soc Sci Med 59:1193-205. 2004..I argue that medicalization of boys' problem behaviors supports and reconstitutes the potential for mother-blame and does little to pierce oppressive cultural mothering ideals...
- Will the "real boy" please behave: dosing dilemmas for parents of boys with ADHDIlina Singh
London School of Economics
Am J Bioeth 5:34-47. 2005..Moreover, this study demonstrates that in order to be relevant, bioethical analysis of neurocognitive enhancement must engage with ground-up studies of moral principles and decision-making in context...