What causes ADHD? : understanding what goes wrong and why / Joel T. Nigg.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nigg, Joel T.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Guilford Press, c2006.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Conceptual context
  • ADHD's controversies
  • Defining "disorder"
  • How does ADHD work?
  • Neural systems
  • Attention and arousal
  • Executive functioning or cognitive control
  • Motivation
  • Motor control and timing
  • Where does ADHD come from?
  • Multiple pathways
  • Genetic effects
  • Uncommon experiential risk factors
  • Common experiential risk factors
  • Integration
  • Multiple pathways reconsidered
  • Conclusion.