People with Hyperactivity: Understanding and Managing Their Problems / Edition 1by Eric A. Taylor
Pub. Date: 01/28/2007
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.
Table of Contents1. 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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