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ADHD in Adulthood: A Guide to Current Theory, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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November 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"An excellent resource... (it) provides comprehensive, accessible information both for clinicians and for informed lay persons." -- Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Contents: Preface Acknowledgments CHAPTER 1 ADHD in Adulthood: An Introduction CHAPTER 2 The Assessment CHAPTER 3 ADHD and Other Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Comorbidity CHAPTER 4 Difficult Diagnoses CHAPTER 5 The Psychoeducational Approach CHAPTER 6 Medication for ADHD CHAPTER 7 Medication for ADHD with Comorbid Conditions CHAPTER 8 Psychological Therapies CHAPTER 9 Environmental Restructuring: School and Work CHAPTER 10 ADHD in the Family and in the Community CHAPTER 11 Living with ADHD: A Family Looks at Itself CHAPTER 12 Future Directions, Future Challenges APPENDIX 1 Adult Self-Report Inventory-4 APPENDIX 2 Adult Inventory-4 APPENDIX 3 Domains of Impairment Summary Form Index

Portrait

Margaret Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., is the director of research for the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Children's and Women's Health Centre in British Columbia. Lily Trokenberg Hechtman, M.D.C.M., is a professor of psychiatry and pediatrics and director of research for the Division of Child Psychiatry at McGill University. Gabrielle Weiss, M.D.C.M., is a professor of psychiatry and a staff psychiatrist at the Children's and Women's Health Centre in British Columbia.

Pressestimmen

The three authors have extensive experience treating both children and adults with ADHD. Although this textbook discusses problems and issues relating to adult patients, it will help anyone to understand the full scope of the disorder. This is an excellent textbook for understanding ADHD both in childhood and in adult life and, thus, it should be useful to both the pediatrician and the family practitioner. Pediatric and Child Health A sensible book, well referenced and up-to-date, it should be on the shelf of any clinic that sees adults with self-regulatory disorders. Child Psychology and Psychiatry Review A comprehensive and authoritative text on the subject of [ADHD in adulthood] that combines a scholarly command of the literature and the extensive clinical experience of the authors into a masterful synthesis of the current state of knowledge. The book will be invaluable for both clinicians and researchers. American Journal of Psychiatry This volume will serve as an excellent introduction to the topic for those who find themselves consulted increasingly by patients themselves or by their physicins, as awareness of the persistence of ADHD into adulthood continues to burgeon. It is worthwhile reading for any clinician with an interest in human behavior. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences This book, the first on adult ADHD for professionals since 1995, is an excellent resource... [it] provides comprehensive, accessible information both for clinicians and for informed lay persons. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic 2003
EAN: 9780801868221
ISBN: 080186822X
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2001
Seitenanzahl: 376 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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