People with Hyperactivity: Understanding and Managing Their Problems / Edition 1

People with Hyperactivity: Understanding and Managing Their Problems / Edition 1

by Eric A. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 1898683468

ISBN-13: 9781898683469

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

The last ten years have seen major advances in the scientific understanding of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Written by a team of experts with international reputations in the field, this book incorporates the latest research findings to provide a practical, comprehensive and evidence-based approach to clinical work with ADHD, hyperkinetic disorder

Overview

The last ten years have seen major advances in the scientific understanding of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Written by a team of experts with international reputations in the field, this book incorporates the latest research findings to provide a practical, comprehensive and evidence-based approach to clinical work with ADHD, hyperkinetic disorder and similar complex neurodevelopmental disabilities. It gives the scientific basis of current understanding alongside practical, step-by-step instructions on how to treat the problem and educate parents and teachers about it. Essential reading for professionals of all kinds who deal with hyperactive children and people with ADHD.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898683469
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series , #171
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Clinical foundations Eric Taylor; 2. Biological foundations Sarah Curran; 3. Diagnosis and assessment Kapil Sayal; 4. Tests and observations Jody Warner-Rogers; 5. Physical examination and investigations Angie Stevens and Gillian Baird; 6. Differential diagnosis and comorbidity Wai Chen; 7. Education, counselling, advice Maxine Sinclair; 8. Medicines and their pharmacology Paramala Santosh; 9. Behavioural and cognitive approaches Maxine Sinclair; 10. Problems of sleep Paul Gringras; 11. Aspects of medical management Eric Taylor; 12. ADHD in preschool children Margaret Thompson and Edmund Sonuga-Barke; 13. ADHD in children with learning disabilities Emily Simonoff; 14. Development: course, outcomes and treatment in adult life Philip Asherson.

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