Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children: A Guide for Practitioners

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Wiley, Apr 27, 1998 - Medical - 876 pages
From the Reviews of the First Edition "A well written, extremely readable addition to the literature on ADHD." ––Journal of Clinical Psychology "Goldstein and Goldstein′s volume should be on every practitioner′s bookcase as a solid and comprehensive guide." ––Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology A proven approach to the diagnosis and management of one of the most challenging childhood disorders ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder among children and adolescents. It is also one of the most difficult to manage. In this updated and expanded Second Edition of their critically acclaimed practitioner′s guide, Drs. Sam Goldstein and Michael Goldstein describe a proven multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of childhood ADHD, developed at the prestigious Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center in Salt Lake City. A valuable working resource for practitioners who manage children with ADHD, Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity in Children, Second Edition features: ∗ In–depth reviews of the latest research into the etiology and development of ADHD ∗ Step–by–step guidelines on evaluating ADHD––medically, at home, and in school ∗ A multidisciplinary approach to treating ADHD that combines medical, family, cognitive, behavioral, and school interventions ∗ Critical discussions of controversial new treatments, including diets, dietary supplements, and EEG/biofeedback

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Contents

Introduction and History
3
Toward a Working Definition of ADHD
22
Life Span and Comorbid Issues
78
Copyright

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About the authors SAM GOLDSTEIN, PhD, is a psychologist specializing in child development, school psychology, and neuropsychology. A member of the faculty at the University of Utah, he currently practices at the Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center in Salt Lake City. Dr. Goldstein holds Fellow and Diplomate status in many disciplines and is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. His work over the past ten years has had a significant impact worldwide on the diagnostic process and treatment of children with ADHD. A prolific author, Dr. Goldstein's texts have included works on classroom management, adult ADHD, genetic disorders in children, controversial treatments, and depression. MICHAEL GOLDSTEIN, MD, is a board certified child neurologist practicing at Western Neurological Associates and the Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Chairman of the American Academy of Neurology Practice Committee. Dr. Goldstein was a Fellow in Neurology at Harvard University and served as House Officer in Pediatrics at Stanford.

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