ADHD / Mark Selikowitz.

Provides an overview of ADHD, with information on its diagnosis, conventional and alternative therapies, impact on behavior, education, self-esteem, and confidence, causes, developments in treatment, and other related topics.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Selikowitz, Mark.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition:2nd ed.
Series:Facts (Oxford, England)
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • section 1. Introduction
  • 1. What is ADHD?
  • section 2. Some characteristic difficulties
  • 2. Poor concentration
  • 3. Impulsivity
  • 4. Excessive movement
  • 5. Learning difficulties
  • 6. Defiance
  • 7. Low-self-esteem
  • 8. Social clumsiness
  • 9. Emotional disorders
  • section 3. The cause of ADHD
  • 10. An impairment in brain function
  • section 4. How ADHD is diagnosed
  • 11. Diagnosis and assessment
  • section 5. Multi-modal treatment
  • 12. Home management
  • 13. School management
  • 14. Behaviour modification
  • 15. Medicines
  • general principles
  • 16. A guide to specific medicines
  • section 6. Unconventional treatments
  • section 7. Adulthood
  • 18. Will he grow out of it?
  • Appendix. Useful Internet sites
  • Index.