Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Concepts, Controversies, New Directions (Google eBook)

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Keith McBurnett, Linda Pfiffner
CRC Press, Nov 28, 2007 - Medical - 448 pages
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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.
  

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Contents

Assessment
1
Chapter 2 Differential Diagnosis of Attention and Auditory Processing Disorders
9
Clinical Conceptualizations
21
Chapter 4 SelfEsteem and SelfPerceptions in ADHD
29
Chapter 5 The Family Context of ADHD
41
Chapter 6 Comorbidity as an Organizing Principle
51
Whats the Difference?
63
Clinical Neuroscience
71
Organizing and Financing Services
211
Chapter 21 Principles of Medication Titration
223
Special Populations
235
Chapter 23 Psychosocial Treatment for Adolescents with ADHD
243
Chapter 24 ADHD in Girls
259
Chapter 25 ADHD in Adults
273
Controversies
291
A Proposal for a Psychosocial First Approach to Treating ADHDthe Buffalo Treatment Algorithm
301

Implications for Theories of ADHD
85
Chapter 10 Where is the Attention Deficit in ADHD? Perspectives from Cognitive Neuroscience and Recommendations for Future Research
97
Retrospect and Prospect
111
Chapter 12 Cortical Excitability in ADHD as Measured by Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
125
Management
137
Chapter 14 School Consultation for the Mental Health Professional Working with ADHD
153
Chapter 15 Daily Report Cards
161
Chapter 16 Tailoring Psychosocial Treatment for ADHDInattentive Type
169
Chapter 17 Social Skills Training
179
Chapter 18 Parent Training in the Treatment of ADHD
191
Chapter 19 Summer Treatment Programs for Children with ADHD
199
Effects on Weight and Height
317
Chapter 29 Why Controversy Over ADHD Wont Go Away
323
Consensus
331
Chapter 31 Educational Policy
341
New Directions
351
Past Present and Future
359
Rational and Progress
373
Chapter 35 Can Attention Itself Be Trained? Attention Training for Children AtRisk for ADHD
397
Index
411
Back cover
427
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