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Russell Thompson and Naomi J. Miller
     

Russell Thompson and Naomi J. Miller

by Nova Science Publishers
 

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is conceptualized as a neurobehavioral condition that is characterized by developmentally inappropriate levels of inattention, impulsivity and motor overactivity. It is estimated to be present in 3-7% of school-aged populations and can result in significant impairment in academic, social and family functioning. In

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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is conceptualized as a neurobehavioral condition that is characterized by developmentally inappropriate levels of inattention, impulsivity and motor overactivity. It is estimated to be present in 3-7% of school-aged populations and can result in significant impairment in academic, social and family functioning. In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the cognitive symptoms, genetics and treatment outcomes of ADHD. Topics discussed include the disadvantages and benefits of stimulant treatment; a discussion on whether professions differ in their beliefs about the causes and treatments of ADHD; motor coordination dysfunction in ADHD; nutrition optimization in the multimodal treatment of ADHD; and the relation between sluggish cognitive tempo and ADHD

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781624171079
Publisher:
Nova Science Pub Inc
Publication date:
06/05/2013
Series:
Neurodevelopmental Diseases - Laboratory and Clinical ResearchNeurology - Laboratory and Clinical Research Developments
Pages:
151

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