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

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

Clinics in Developmental Medicine No. 171

The last 10 years have seen major advances in the scientific understanding of ADHD. This book builds on them to provide a practical, comprehensive and evidence-based approach to clinical work with ADHD and hyperkinetic disorder, and to similar problems in people with complex neurodevelopmental disabilities. This is a book for professionals of all kinds who deal with hyperactive children and people with ADHD. It explains the science base of understanding it and gives practical step-by-step instructions on how to treat it - including informative leaflets for parents and teachers.

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

Preface.

Chapter 1: Clinical and Epidemiologicl Foundations.

Chapter 2: Biological Foundations.

Chapter 3: Diagnosis and Assessment.

Chapter 4: Psychological Assessment.

Chapter 5: Medical Investigations and Tests.

Chapter 6: Making a Case Formulation: Differential Diagnosis and Recognizing Comorbidity.

Chapter 7: Education and Advice.

Chapter 8: Pharmacotherapy in ADHD.

Chapter 9: Behavioural and Cognitive Approaches.

Chapter 10: ADHD and Sleep Problems.

Chapter 11: Aspects of Medical Management.

Chapter 12: ADHD in Preschool Children.

Chapter 13: Hyperactivity Disorders in Children with Mental Retardation.

Chapter 14: The Clinical Assessment and Treatment of ADHD in Adults.

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