Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Third Edition: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment, Volume 1

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Guilford Press, Nov 3, 2005 - Psychology - 770 pages
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This handbook presents extensive knowledge on the nature, diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of ADHD. Provided are authoritative guidelines for understanding and managing the challenges ADHD poses to children, adolescents, and adults in a range of settings. All chapters conclude with user-friendly Key Clinical Points.

Note: Practitioners wishing to implement the assessment and treatment recommendations in the Handbook are advised to purchase the companion Workbook, which contains a full set of forms, questionnaires, and handouts, in a large-size format with permission to photocopy.
  

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Contents

PART ITHE NATURE OF ADHD
CHAPTER 1History
Other Developments
The Prevailing View at the End of the 1990s
THE PERIOD 2000 TO THE PRESENT
KEY CLINICAL POINTS
REFERENCES
APPENDIX AInternational Consensus Statement on ADHD
PART IIASSESSMENT
CHAPTER 8Diagnostic Interview Behavior Rating Scales and the Medical Examination
CHAPTER 9Tests and Observational Measures
CHAPTER 10Integrating the Results of an EvaluationTen Clinical Cases
CHAPTER 11Assessment of Adults with ADHD
PART IIITREATMENT
CHAPTER 12Counseling and Training Parents
CHAPTER 13COPE

CHAPTER 2Primary Symptoms Diagnostic Criteria Prevalence and Gender Differences
CHAPTER 3Associated Cognitive Developmental and Health Problems
GENERAL HEALTH AND SLEEP PROBLEMS
ACCIDENTAL INJURIES
DRIVINGRELATED DIFFICULTIES
LIFE EXPECTANCY
UTILIZATION OF MEDICAL CARE
SUMMARY
KEY CLINICAL POINTS
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 4Comorbid Disorders Social and Family Adjustment and Subtyping
CHAPTER 5Etiologies
CHAPTER 6ADHD in Adults
CHAPTER 7A Theory of ADHD
CHAPTER 14Training Families with Adolescents with ADHD
CHAPTER 15Treatment of ADHD in School Settings
CHAPTER 16StudentMediated Conflict Resolution Programs
CHAPTER 17Stimulants
CHAPTER 18Antidepressant and Specific Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor Treatments
CHAPTER 19Other Medications
CHAPTER 20Combined Child Therapies
CHAPTER 21Psychological Counseling of Adults with ADHD
CHAPTER 22Pharmacotherapy of ADHD in Adults
Author Index
Subject Index
About Guilford Publications
From the Publisher
Copyright

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Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Barkley has published numerous books and five assessment scales, plus more than 260 scientific articles and book chapters on ADHD, executive functioning, and childhood defiance. He is also the editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, he is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association, and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. His website is www.russellbarkley.org.

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