ADHD

ADHD Author Mark Selikowitz
ISBN-10 0191580376
Year 2009-07-09
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher OUP Oxford
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ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is now recognized as one of the most common causes of learning and behavioural difficulties in school-aged children. Symptoms may include poor concentration, forgetfulness, poor organization, impulsivity, restlessness, poor social skills, learning difficulties, low self-esteem, and defiant behaviour. Despite growing awareness of ADHD among parents and health professionals, it is still widely misunderstood. This second edition of ADHD: The Facts provides information on how ADHD is diagnosed, on conventional medical and alternative therapies, and on ways of helping children to improve their own behaviour, self-esteem, and academic results. Written by an experienced paedtiatrician, this book features practical advice to help parents understand their child's difficulties and how to overcome them. With detailed explanations of the cause of ADHD, its nature, and the treatments of the condition that have proved effective over time, this new edition includes developments in the understanding of conditions that often co-exist with it, as well as the problems experienced by adults with ADHD. ADHD: The Facts will be of invaluable assistance to parents of children with ADHD and to teachers, psychologists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and doctors wanting an authoritative, up-to-date, and practical review of the condition.

100 Questions Answers About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD in Women and Girls

100 Questions   Answers About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder  ADHD  in Women and Girls Author Dr. Patricia Quinn
ISBN-10 1449633331
Year 2010-10-25
Pages 242
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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If you are a woman who has been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or the parent of a girl with the condition, this book offers help. 100 Questions & Answers About Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Women and Girls provides authoritative, practical answers to common questions about this disorder. Written by a renowned ADHD specialist, this book presents important information about common symptoms, the diagnosis process, management, and sources of support for women and girls with ADHD. An invaluable resource, this book provides the necessary tools for anyone coping with the emotional turmoil caused by ADHD.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Handbook

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Handbook Author J. Gordon Millichap
ISBN-10 1441913971
Year 2009-12-01
Pages 182
Language en
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
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An expanded, updated, and revised edition, the ADHD Handbook, second edition covers recent advances in causes and management of ADHD, and includes more than 400 scientific references to peer-reviewed articles. It provides answers to the numerous questions that surround ADHD, including how is it diagnosed? What causes ADHD? What are the risks of associated learning and behavior disorders, tics, seizures, and headaches? What treatments are available? What are the choices of medications and the risks of side effects? How can adverse effects be avoided? What are the alternatives to medication? Do children outgrow ADHD, and how long is treatment required? ADHD Handbook is written for neurologists, pediatricians, practicing physicians, residents, fellows and students of medicine, psychologists, educators, occupational and speech therapists, nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers. It also offers parents a readable, but uniquely well documented and objective account of ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, medications, alternative treatments, and management.

The Gift of ADHD

The Gift of ADHD Author Lara Honos-Webb
ISBN-10 1608820661
Year 2010-07-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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As a parent, you already know that your child has many gifts. What you may not know is that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) related symptoms—the very qualities that lead him or her to act out and distract others—may be among them. This second edition of The Gift of ADHD includes compelling new research indicating that the impulses that lead your child to act exuberantly may correspond with unusual levels of creativity and a heightened capacity for insight into the feelings and emotions of others. Could it be that ADHD is not a hindrance, but an asset in our fast-paced digital age? ADHD expert Lara Honos-Webb presents the evidence for this revolutionary concept and explains how you can help your child develop control over inattentive, hyperactive behavior and enhance the five gifts of ADHD: creativity, attunement to nature, interpersonal intuition, energetic enthusiasm, and emotional sensitivity. Filled with easy skill-building activities you and your child can do together, this book will help your child transform problematic symptoms into strengths, then build the self-esteem they need to let those gifts shine.

Adhd

Adhd Author Woodland Publishing
ISBN-10 158054035X
Year 1998-09-27
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Woodland Publishing
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Short attention span, lack of focus and organizational skills, failure to listen-these are among the many symptoms that characterize ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For years, the disorder has been largely viewed as "incurable" or treatable only with amphetamines like Ritalin. In this booklet, author Lane Williams outlines how to identify ADHD and its causes, and he discusses treating the condition, not only with drugs, but also with natural and practical methods.

ADHD

ADHD Author Amy Farrar
ISBN-10 9780761363729
Year 2010-07-01
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Twenty-First Century Books
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ADHD haunts children into adulthood," claimed a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The inability to focus, sit still, or complete tasks makes it very difficult for people with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to succeed in school and work. Their behavior can also be disruptive to those around them. Some of the symptoms of ADHD may disappear over time. But many people must cope with the effects of the disorder their entire lives. According to the Attention Deficit Disorder Association, ADHD affects 6 to 10 percent of children and 3 to 6 percent of adults in the United States. The good news is that people with ADHD who receive treatment and support are able to live normal, productive lives. In this book, you'll find valuable information about ADHD to help you or someone close to you. Case studies offer you a glimpse into the lives of people with ADHD and their families. You'll also learn about the causes and effects of ADHD, treatment options and alternatives, support groups and other organizations that can help, and more.

ADHD in Preschool Children

ADHD in Preschool Children Author Jaswinder Ghuman
ISBN-10 9780199948925
Year 2014-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most frequently diagnosed psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. This book focuses on preschool-age children and provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date information regarding assessment including diagnostic interview, neuropsychological testing, comorbidity and differential diagnosis, sleep problems, and treatment interventions including psychosocial, pharmacological and complementary and alternative treatments.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD Research Developments

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder  ADHD  Research Developments Author Michelle P. Larimer
ISBN-10 1594541574
Year 2005
Pages 231
Language en
Publisher Nova Publishers
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ADHD is characterised by learning and behavioural problems including short attention span, impulsivity, hyperactivity and impairments in perceptual, language and motor skills. Between 4-10 per cent of school-age children are believed to have it with boys outnumbering girls 2-3 to one. An adult form is also now recognised. The symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder are caused by a neurological dysfunction within the brain. The underlying physiological mechanism which causes Attention Deficit Disorder is still not thoroughly understood and remains under intense scientific study. It is presumed that brain chemistry is out of balance and that specific chemicals called neurotransmitters may be lacking in individuals with Attention Deficit Disorder. Leading-edge research from around the world is presented in this new volume.

Parenting Your Child with ADHD

Parenting Your Child with ADHD Author Craig Wiener
ISBN-10 9781608823987
Year 2012-12-01
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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It is now possible for concerned parents to treat their child’s attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) without medication. This book shows them how. Written by a supervising psychologist who specializes in child behavioral issues, Parenting Your Child with ADHD presents a groundbreaking program for parents seeking to reduce their child’s inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity and strengthen his or her capacity for self-reliance and cooperation. This unique program promotes positive ways of interrelating and shows parents the five main ways they may have unwittingly reinforced ADHD symptoms in the past. Far from encouraging parents to strictly manage ADHD children, this approach promotes independence in kids so that less discipline and surveillance is necessary. Specifically, this book helps parents promote cooperation by phrasing their requests in specific ways, reduce pressure on their child, and acknowledge the child’s preference as a way to make cooperation a more attractive choice to him or her. Parents learn to resolve problems related to messiness, inappropriate silliness and intrusiveness, chores and helping family members, coordinating schedules, sneaking and stealing, noise and yelling, and overreacting. The second part of the book moves on to issues that take place outside the home, such as shopping excursions, family outings, and travel. Finally, parents learn ways to increase their child’s independence and cooperation with schoolwork and compliance in the classroom environment. The child learns the value of being knowledgeable without the motivation of punishment or gift rewards.

Attention Genes and ADHD

Attention  Genes and ADHD Author Florence Levy
ISBN-10 1841692670
Year 2003-01-14
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Psychology Press
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Recent advances in genetic methodology are providing important aetiological and developmental information to the growing literature on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related conditions. Attention, Genes and ADHD is the first book to review and integrate both behaviour-genetic and molecular-genetic advances in this area. It brings together international researchers to show how modern techniques may be applied to the investigation of ADHD, and reviews current findings in the field of ADHD and related conditions. The book looks at the application of behaviour genetic approaches to twin studies, and reviews diagnostic to ADHD, the relationships between reading, spelling and ADHD, and family and genetic influences on speech and speech and language. Chapters go on to consider the overlaps between ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder and to explore the environmental and genetic influences among these disorders. The neurobiological and genetic relationship between ADHD and Tourette's Disorder is also examined. The book reviews recent advances in molecular genetics - in particular a discussion of Fragile X as a model for a single single gene effects on ADHD, and the application of genetic methods and approaches to the study of candidate genes. Finally, the implications for education and intervention are discussed, and current and future roles of gentic studies of ADHD are explored, as well as implications of the sequencing of the human genome for child psychiatry.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Author Keith McBurnett
ISBN-10 1420017144
Year 2007-11-28
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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Compiling the expertise and research of many of the most widely-cited opinion leaders in the field, this reference spans the etiology, assessment, and management of ADHD and covers all the essential data required to care for patients with this disorder including clinical definitions, psychosocial management approaches, medication dosing ranges, and trends in public policy and third-party reimbursement.

ADHD

ADHD Author Richard A. Lougy
ISBN-10 1878267434
Year 2002-01-01
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher Hope Press
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Addresses the issues and concerns confronting parents and teachers with ADHD children. The friendly and supportive style of the book is easy for readers to understand and use. Parents and teachers will appreciate the sympathetic approach and expert discussion by authors who have worked extensively with ADHD children and their families in a broad range of setting, including medical, clinical and educational.

ADHD

ADHD Author Andrea C. Nakaya
ISBN-10 PSU:000063767469
Year 2008-08-01
Pages 108
Language en
Publisher Referencepoint PressInc
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Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full-color illustrations this title examines ADHD.

Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD

Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD Author Ari Tuckman
ISBN-10 9781572245211
Year 2007-01
Pages 252
Language en
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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A much-needed resource to aid an underserved segment of the population, this book offers mental health professionals a practical, integrated treatment model-including client and family education, medication, coaching, and psychotherapy-that makes it easier than ever to diagnose and effectively treat adults with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD.)