Rethinking Attention Deficit Disorders

Rethinking Attention Deficit Disorders

by Miriam Cherkes-Julkowski, Jonathan Stolzenberg, Susan Sharp, Jonathan Stolzenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 1571290370

ISBN-13: 9781571290373

Pub. Date: 04/01/1997

Publisher: Brookline Books, Incorporated

Typically, the study and treatment of attention deficit disorders have focused largely on impulsivity and hyperactivity - the most visible behavioral signs of the disorder. But as the authors point out, attention dysfunction involves much more than (mis)behaviors: many elements of cognitive, affective, social, and personal functioning are implicated. Seemingly

Overview

Typically, the study and treatment of attention deficit disorders have focused largely on impulsivity and hyperactivity - the most visible behavioral signs of the disorder. But as the authors point out, attention dysfunction involves much more than (mis)behaviors: many elements of cognitive, affective, social, and personal functioning are implicated. Seemingly maladaptive activity often represents ADD children's attempts to attain/maintain stability within and unstable attentional system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571290373
Publisher:
Brookline Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.13(w) x 9.95(h) x 0.66(d)

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