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ERIC Number: ED553177
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
Pages: 898
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-4625-1772-5
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment. Fourth Edition
Barkley, Russell A., Ed.
Guilford Press
Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading authorities address all aspects of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, including psychological therapies and pharmacotherapy. Core components of ADHD are elucidated. The volume explores the impact of the disorder across a wide range of functional domains--behavior, learning, psychological adjustment, school and vocational outcomes, and health. All chapters conclude with user-friendly Key Clinical Points. Chapters include: (1) History of ADHD (Russell A. Barkley); (2) Primary Symptoms, Diagnostic Criteria, Subtyping, and Prevalence of ADHD (Walter Roberts, Richard Milich, and Russell A. Barkley); (3) Emotional Dysregulation is a Core Component of ADHD (Russell A. Barkley); (4) Developmental and Neuropsychological Deficits in Children with ADHD (Lisa L. Weyandt and Bergljot Gyda Gudmundsdottir); (5) Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Children with ADHD (Steven R. Pliszka); (6) Educational Impairments in Children with ADHD (George J. DuPaul and Joshua M. Langberg); (7) Families and ADHD (Charlotte Johnston and Andrea Chronis-Tuscano); (8) Peer Relationships of Children with ADHD (Julia D. McQuade and Betsy Hoza); (9) Developmental Progression and Gender Differences among Individuals with ADHD (Elizabeth B. Owens, Stephanie L. Cardoos, and Stephen P. Hinshaw); (10) Executive Function Deficits in Adults with ADHD (Mary V. Solanto); (11) Health Problems and Related Impairments in Children and Adults with ADHD (Russell A. Barkley); (12) Educational, Occupational, Dating and Marital, and Financial Impairments in Adults with ADHD (Russell A. Barkley); (13) Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders and Psychological Maladjustment in Adults with ADHD (Russell A. Barkley); (14) Etiologies of ADHD (Russell A. Barkley); (15) Theories of ADHD (Erik G. Willcutt); (16) Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation Viewed as an Extended Phenotype: Implications of the Theory for ADHD and its Treatment (Russell A. Barkley); (17) Concentration Deficit Disorder (Sluggish Cognitive Tempo) (Russell A. Barkley); (18) Psychological Assessment of Children with ADHD (Russell A. Barkley); (19) Psychological Assessment of Adults with ADHD (J. Russell Ramsay); (20) Diagnosing ADHD in Adults in the Primary Care Setting (Lenard A. Adler and Samuel Alperin); (21) Training Parents of Youth with ADHD (Anil Chacko, Carla C. Allan, Jodi Uderman, Melinda Cornwell, Lindsay Anderson, and Alyssa Chimiklis); (22) Training Families of Adolescents with ADHD (Arthur L. Robin); (23) Social Skills Training for Youth with ADHD (Amori Yee Mikami); (24) Treatment of ADHD in School Settings (Linda J. Pfiffner and George J. DuPaul); (25) Dietary Management of ADHD (Elizabeth Hurt and L. Eugene Arnold); (26) Executive Function Training for Children with ADHD (Mark D. Rapport, Sarah A. Orban, Michael J. Kofler, Lauren M. Friedman, and Jennifer Bolden); (27) Stimulant and Nonstimulant Medications for Childhood ADHD (Daniel F. Connor); (28) Combined Treatments for ADHD (Bradley H. Smith and Cheri J. Shapiro); (29) Driving Risk Interventions for Teens with ADHD (Gregory A. Fabiano and Nicole K. Schatz); (30) Complementary and Alternative Medicine for ADHD (Amanda Bader and Andrew Adesman); (31) Psychological Counseling of Adults with ADHD (Kevin R. Murphy); (32) Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies for ADHD (Laura E. Knouse); (33) Assessment and Management of ADHD in Educational and Workplace Settings in the Context of ADA Accommodations (Michael Gordon, Larry J. Lewandowski, and Benjamin J. Lovett); (34) Counseling Couples Affected by Adult ADHD (Gina Pera); and (35) Pharmacotherapy of ADHD in Adults (Jefferson B. Prince, Timothy E. Wilens, Thomas J. Spencer, and Joseph Biederman).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
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