Clinician's Guide to Adult ADHD: Assessment and Intervention

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Overview

This book is devoted to the treatment of adult ADHD, presenting a comprehensive review of the existing literature, a practical set of clinical guidelines, and the observations and insights of professionals on the research and the clinical treatment of this condition. Clinician's Guide to Adult ADHD offers promising techniques combined with the application of treatment methods conforming to accepted community standards and the responsible interpretation of clinical science. The book provides an overview of childhood ADHD, current research in the field relative to adult ADHD, assessment, clinical case studies, and chapters dealing with medical, psychosocial, psychological, marital, legal, and lifestyle issues.

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Sharon L. Johnson
Paper, 1997
0-12-386585-9

Audience: Clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, adult education specialists, college counselors.

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"Clinician's Guide is a much-needed text... It is an invaluable resource for researchers and clinicians..."
-ATTENTION! MAGAZINE
From The Critics
Mental health, development, and education scholars discuss how the controversial attention-deficit syndrome affects adults as well as children and adolescents. Among their topics are research on comorbidity, the assessment process, the clinician's role in treatment, strategies for changing the mindset of adults, pharmacotherapy, legal issues, and making marriages work for people with ADHS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents

Contributors.
Foreword.
Preface.
A.T. Ellison, An Overview of Childhood and Adolescent ADHD: Understanding the Complexities of Development ino the Adult Years.
S. Goldstein, Continuity of ADHD in Adulthood: Hypothesis and Theory Meet Reality.
R. Barkley and M. Gordon, Research on Comorbidity, Adaptive Functioning, and Cognitive Impairments in Adults with ADHD: Implications for a Clinical Practice.
D.E. Johnson and C.K. Conners, The Assessment Process: Conditions and Comorbidities.
K. Murphy, Clinical Case Studies.
K.G. Nadeau, The Clinician's Role in the Treatment of ADHD.
R.B. Brooks, Changing the Mindset of Adults with ADHD: Strategies for Fostering Hope, Optimism, and Resilience.
S. Young, A Model of Psychotherapy for Adults with ADHD.
J.B. Prince and T.E. Wilens, Pharmacotherapy of Adult ADHD.
R. Crawford and V. Crawford, Career Impact: Finding the Key to Issues Facing Adults with ADHD.
P.S. Latham and P.H. Latham, What Clinicians Need to Know About Legal Issues Relative to ADHD.
P. Kilcarr, Making Marriages Work for Individuals with ADHD.
T.W. Phelan, Families and ADHD.
N. Ratey, Life Coaching for Adult ADHD.
A.L. Robin, Lifestyle Issues.
Index.

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