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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Fourth Edition
A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment
by Russell A. Barkley, PhD

Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults.

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Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading authorities address all aspects of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, including psychological therapies and pharmacotherapy. Core components of ADHD are elucidated. The volume explores the impact of the disorder across a wide range of functional domains—behavior, learning, psychological adjustment, school and vocational outcomes, and health. All chapters conclude with user-friendly Key Clinical Points.

    New to This Edition
  • Reflects significant advances in research and clinical practice.
  • Expanded with many new authors and new topics.
  • Chapters on cutting-edge interventions: social skills training, dietary management, executive function training, driving risk interventions, complementary/alternative medicine, and therapies for adults.
  • Chapters on the nature of the disorder: neuropsychological aspects, emotional dysregulation, peer relationships, child- and adult-specific domains of impairment, sluggish cognitive tempo, and more.

Pages: 898 Size: 7⅜" x 9¼"

  • I. The Nature of ADHD
  • 1. History of ADHD, Russell A. Barkley
  • 2. Primary Symptoms, Diagnostic Criteria, Subtyping, and Prevalence of ADHD, Walter Roberts, Richard Milich, & Russell A. Barkley
  • 3. Emotional Dysregulation is a Core Component of ADHD, Russell A. Barkley
  • 4. Developmental and Neuropsychological Deficits in Children with ADHD, Lisa L. Weyandt & Bergljot Gyda Gudmundsdottir
  • 5. Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Children with ADHD, Steven R. Pliszka
  • 6. Educational Impairments in Children with ADHD, George J. DuPaul & Joshua M. Langberg
  • 7. Families and ADHD, Charlotte Johnston & Andrea Chronis-Tuscano
  • 8. Peer Relationships of Children with ADHD, Julia D. McQuade & Betsy Hoza
  • 9. Developmental Progression and Gender Differences among Individuals with ADHD, Elizabeth B. Owens, Stephanie L. Cardoos, & Stephen P. Hinshaw
  • 10. Executive Function Deficits in Adults with ADHD, Mary V. Solanto
  • 11. Health Problems and Related Impairments in Children and Adults with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley
  • 12. Educational, Occupational, Dating and Marital, and Financial Impairments in Adults with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley
  • 13. Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders and Psychological Maladjustment in Adults with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley
  • 14. Etiologies of ADHD, Russell A. Barkley
  • 15. Theories of ADHD, Erik G. Willcutt
  • 16. Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation Viewed as an Extended Phenotype: Implications of the Theory for ADHD and its Treatment, Russell A. Barkley
  • 17. Concentration Deficit Disorder (Sluggish Cognitive Tempo), Russell A. Barkley
  • II. Assessment of ADHD
  • 18. Psychological Assessment of Children with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley
  • 19. Psychological Assessment of Adults with ADHD, J. Russell Ramsay
  • 20. Diagnosing ADHD in Adults in the Primary Care Setting, Lenard A. Adler & Samuel Alperin
  • III. Treatment of Children and Teens with ADHD
  • 21. Training Parents of Youth with ADHD, Anil Chacko, Carla C. Allan, Jodi Uderman, Melinda Cornwell, Lindsay Anderson, & Alyssa Chimiklis
  • 22. Training Families of Adolescents with ADHD, Arthur L. Robin
  • 23. Social Skills Training for Youth with ADHD, Amori Yee Mikami
  • 24. Treatment of ADHD in School Settings, Linda J. Pfiffner & George J. DuPaul 25. Dietary Management of ADHD, Elizabeth Hurt & L. Eugene Arnold
  • 26. Executive Function Training for Children with ADHD, Mark D. Rapport, Sarah A. Orban, Michael J. Kofler, Lauren M. Friedman, & Jennifer Bolden
  • 27. Stimulant and Nonstimulant Medications for Childhood ADHD, Daniel F. Connor
  • 28. Combined Treatments for ADHD, Bradley H. Smith & Cheri J. Shapiro
  • 29. Driving Risk Interventions for Teens with ADHD, Gregory A. Fabiano & Nicole K. Schatz
  • 30. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for ADHD, Amanda Bader & Andrew Adesman
  • IV. Treatment of Adults with ADHD
  • 31. Psychological Counseling of Adults with ADHD, Kevin R. Murphy
  • 32. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies for ADHD, Laura E. Knouse
  • 33. Assessment and Management of ADHD in Educational and Workplace Settings in the Context of ADA Accommodations, Michael Gordon, Larry J. Lewandowski, & Benjamin J. Lovett
  • 34. Counseling Couples Affected by Adult ADHD, Gina Pera
  • 35. Pharmacotherapy of ADHD in Adults, Jefferson B. Prince, Timothy E. Wilens, Thomas J. Spencer, & Joseph Biederman

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