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People with Hyperactivity: Understanding and Managing Their Problems

People with Hyperactivity: Understanding and Managing Their Problems

Eric A. Taylor (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-898-68346-9

Mar 2007

260 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$125.95

Description

Clinics in Developmental Medicine No. 171

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.

Preface.

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.

● 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
● 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