ADHD in Preschool Children: Assessment and Treatment

ADHD in Preschool Children: Assessment and Treatment

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ISBN-13: 9780199948925
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/18/2013
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jaswinder K. Ghuman, M.D. is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, and Associate Medical Director at Community Care Behavioral Health, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA. She has 25 years clinical, research and teaching experience in evaluating and treating preschool children with mental health problems including ADHD and developmental disorders. She developed and directed the Infant and Preschool Psychiatry Clinic both at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland and at the University of Arizona Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program. Dr. J. Ghuman was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to the Maryland Advisory Council on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. She participated in the NIMH-sponsored Preschool ADHD Treatment Study (PATS) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine site. She developed the Ghuman-Folstein Screen for Social Interaction to screen for autism in at-risk preschoolers. She has authored and co-authored 55 publications.

Harinder S. Ghuman, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, and in private practice in Pittsburgh, PA. He has over 30 years of clinical, research, teaching and administrative experience in the practice of child and adolescent psychiatry. He has held various administrative positions including Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Program Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training at the University of Arizona (2003-2013), Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Walter P Carter Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland (1994-2002), and Senior Psychiatrist/Service Chief, The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt hospital, Towson, Maryland (1982-1993). Dr. H. Ghuman is a Distinguished Life Fellow of APA and Fellow of AACAP. He has written number of scientific articles and book chapters and co-edited three books titled, Handbook of Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment, Handbook of Child and Adolescent Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Psychiatry, and Providing Mental Health Services to Youth Where They Are.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
ADHD in Preschool Children: Overview and Diagnostic Considerations
Jaswinder Kaur Ghuman, M.D. and Harinder Singh Ghuman, M.D.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arizona

Chapter 2
Evaluation Process and Essentials of Clinical Assessment
Jaswinder Kaur Ghuman, M.D. and Harinder Singh Ghuman, M.D.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arizona

Chapter 3
Neuropsychological Assessment of ADHD in Preschoolers: Performance-based Measures, Rating Scales, and Structured Interviews
Mahone, E.M., & Pritchard, A.E.
Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Chapter 4
Differential Diagnosis and Comorbidity: Primary Health Care Provider Perspective
Sydney A. Rice and William N. Marshall, Jr.
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson

Chapter 5
Psychosocial and Behavioral Interventions with a Focus on Parent Child Interaction Therapy: Theory and Clinical Practice
Regina Bussing, M.D. and Desiree Murray, Ph.D.

Chapter 6
Parent, Teacher and Child Interventions: Tailoring the Incredible Years for Young Children with ADHD
Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Ph. D. and M. Jamila Reid, Ph.D.
University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA

Chapter 7
Psychopharmacological Interventions in Preschool Children with ADHD: General Considerations and Evidence
Jaswinder Kaur Ghuman, M.D. and Harinder Singh Ghuman, M.D.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arizona

Chapter 8
Psychopharmacological Interventions in Clinical Practice
Jaswinder Kaur Ghuman, M.D. and Harinder Singh Ghuman, M.D.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arizona

Chapter 9
Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Preschool Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Nicholas Lofthouse, Ph.D., Elizabeth Hurt, Ph.D.
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Chapter 10
Sleep Problems and Interventions in Preschoolers with ADHD
Mark Stein, Ph.D., Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington
Margaret Weiss, M.D., Ph.D, University of British Columbia West Vancouver, British Columbia

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