The ADHD Handbook
A Guide for Parents and Professionals
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 160 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 March 1999|
Written specifically for parents and health care professionals who have little prior knowledge of ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), this handbook provides a concise introduction and further information on the nature of the disorder. It outlines the symptoms and difficulties associated with the disorder and the sort of treatments and interventions available. The text also offers suggestions of where, or from whom more information and practical help can be found.
Table of Contents
The symptoms of ADHD; living with ADHD; epidemiology - how common is ADHD?; aetiology - the causes of ADHD; how is the diagnoses of ADHD made?; the treatment team - for children, young people and their families living with the symptoms and consequences of ADHD; therapeutic interventions - medical treatment; therapeutic interventions - psychological treatments; therapeutic interventions - education; therapeutic interventions - social services and voluntary agencies; prognosis - long term prospects for children with ADHD.
|Publisher: ||Jessica Kingsley Publishers|
|Dimensions: ||21.34 x 13.59 x 0.86 centimeters (0.20 kg)|