People with Hyperactivity: Understanding and Managing Their Problems
The last 10 years have seen major advances in the scientific understanding of ADHD. This book builds on them to provide a practical, comprehensive and evidence-based approach to clinical work with ADHD and hyperkinetic disorder, and to similar problems in people with complex neurodevelopmental disabilities. This is a book for professionals of all kinds who deal with hyperactive children and people with ADHD. It explains the science base of understanding it and gives practical step-by-step instructions on how to treat it - including informative leaflets for parents and teachers.
Chapter 1: Clinical and Epidemiologicl Foundations.
Chapter 2: Biological Foundations.
Chapter 3: Diagnosis and Assessment.
Chapter 4: Psychological Assessment.
Chapter 5: Medical Investigations and Tests.
Chapter 6: Making a Case Formulation: Differential Diagnosis and Recognizing Comorbidity.
Chapter 7: Education and Advice.
Chapter 8: Pharmacotherapy in ADHD.
Chapter 9: Behavioural and Cognitive Approaches.
Chapter 10: ADHD and Sleep Problems.
Chapter 11: Aspects of Medical Management.
Chapter 12: ADHD in Preschool Children.
Chapter 13: Hyperactivity Disorders in Children with Mental Retardation.
Chapter 14: The Clinical Assessment and Treatment of ADHD in Adults.
● Of relevance to professionals of all kinds who deal with hyperactive children and people with ADHD
● Explains the science base of understanding hyperactivity and ADHD
● Provides practical, step-by-step instructions on how to treat hyperactivity and ADHD - including informative leaflets for parents and teachers