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'Weiner's third textbook on motivation has more emphasis on emotion than its predecessors. There is also a new organization around basic metaphors... there is particularly good and up-to-date coverage of attributional approaches' - Cognition and Emotion
What is the significance of attaching meaning to events, people, ideas and objects by associating them with pain or pleasure? This question lies at the heart of this exploration into the biobehavioural underpinnings of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Integrating research findings from neuroscience with insights from clinical practice, the authors present their model, at the centre of which is the observation that those afflicte
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PART ONE: THE MODELIntroductionAssociated Neurobehavioral ProcessesTemperament and Psychic Illness Relevance of Temperament to the ModelPART TWO: BACKGROUNDBrief Description of the DisorderThe Psychomotor Stimulants How Do They Work?ADHD and Monoamine FunctionPART THREE: BRAIN REWARD AND PUNISHMENT MECHANISMS: A CLOSER LOOKBrain-Stimulation RewardConditioned RewardPunishment Systems, Functional Interactions with Reward SystemsPART FOUR: TREATMENT: OUR PERSPECTIVE AND PRACTICEBehavior Management, PsychotherapyPharmacotherapyAdult ADHD Some Additional Treatment ConsiderationsLong-term Stimulant Medication Enduring Changes in Neuronal Function?