Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adults

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November 2009



Worldwide longitudinal studies performed since the 1970s have clearly shown that ADHD persists into adulthood. These findings have stimulated researchers to develop the therapeutic approaches for adult patients, especially in European countries where scientific and clinical interest in ADHD has increased.. In this volume, leading experts from Europe and the United States present their long-term results in order to provide an overview of important aspects of ADHD across the lifespan. These results include epidemiology, neurobiology, psychopathology, longitudinal course, comorbidity and social impairment associated with ADHD. Topics include diagnostic problems and therapeutic options as well as molecular genetic studies. Further, morphological and functional imaging studies in adult ADHD are reviewed, as well as the very important issue of comorbidity.
Providing an excellent source of up-to-date information, this publication is essential reading for psychiatrists, neurologists, geneticists, psychotherapists, physicians and other therapists working with ADHD patients.


Preface: Retz, W.; Klein, R.G.; Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults: An Overview: Wender, P.H.; Tomb, D.A.; Family and Twin Studies in Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Freitag, C.M.; Retz, W.; Molecular Genetics of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Retz, W.; Freitag, C.M.; Neurophysiology of Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Baehne, C.G.; Fallgatter, A.J.; Brain Imaging in Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Schneider, M.; Rosler, M.; Retz, W.; Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults: Diagnosis and Prevalence: Stieglitz, R.-D.; Comorbidity in Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Klein, R.G.; Mannuzza, S.; Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - Functional Impairment, Conduct Problems and Criminality: Rosler, M.; Psychotherapy in Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Philipsen, A.; Richter, H.; Matthies, S.; Hesslinger, B.; Psychopharmacological Treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults: Trott, G.-E.; Author Index; Subject Index.
EAN: 9783805592376
ISBN: 380559237X
Untertitel: 'Key Issues in Mental Health'. Tables:18. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Karger Verlag
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2009
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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