Understanding Girls with ADHD, Updated and Revised: How They Feel and Why They Do What They Do

Understanding Girls with ADHD, Updated and Revised: How They Feel and Why They Do What They Do

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780971460973
Publisher: Advantage Books
Publication date: 05/07/2015
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 376
Sales rank: 279,665
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
xi About the Authors xiii Introduction to Second Edition xix Foreword to First Edition
1 Chapter One
What I Wish They Had Understood
17 Chapter Two
What’s Different about Girls with ADHD?
31 Chapter Three
The Brain and Other Biologic Factors in ADHD
45 Chapter Four
ADHD in Girls |Far More Than Meets the Eye
71 Chapter Five
The Preschool Years | Little Girls with ADHD
101 Chapter Six
The Elementary School Years | What’s Normal and What’s ADHD?
127 Chapter Seven
The Middle School Years | New Challenges
149 Chapter Eight
The High School Years | More Demands and Greater Risks
177 Chapter Nine
Helping Girls with ADHD Function Well in School
205 Chapter Ten
Executive Functioning Skills | Keys to Success
221 Chapter Eleven
Effective Approaches for Managing ADHD
253 Chapter Twelve
Medication for ADHD | Making the Decision Isn’t Easy
269 Chapter Thirteen
Coexisting Psychiatric Conditions and Other Concerns
285 Chapter Fourteen
Common Developmental Issues
295 Chapter Fifteen
Putting Our Understanding into Action
299 Appendix
Self-rating Scales | Helping Identify Girls with ADHD
307 References by Chapter
341 INDEX































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