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Interventions for ADHD
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This important volume takes a lifespan perspective on ADHD, enabling clinicians to develop effective and appropriate interventions for preschoolers, school-age children, adolescents, and adults. Teeter incorporates current findings on the genetic and neurodevelopmental bases of ADHD and the environmental conditions that exacerbate its effects. For each age group, normative developmental challenges are reviewed; the impact of ADHD on cognitive, psychosocial, academic, and behavioral functioning is explored; and a wide range of intervention approaches are described and evaluated. Integrating medical, psychological, educational, and family perspectives, the volume is designed for optimal ease of use. Included are numerous clearly presented charts and practical suggestions for assessment and treatment.
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 2. Etiology and Associated Features of ADHD: A Transactional Neurodevelopmental Model 3. Developmental Challenges of the Toddler/Preschool Stage: The Impact of ADHD on Normal Development 4. Intervention Strategies and Techniques for the Toddler/Preschool Stage 5. Developmental Challenges of the Middle Childhood Stage: The Impact of ADHD on Normal Development 6. Intervention Strategies and Techniques for the Middle Childhood Stage 7. Developmental Challenges of the Adolescent Stage: The Impact of ADHD on Normal Development 8. Intervention Strategies and Techniques for the Adolescent Stage 9. Developmental Challenges of Adulthood: The Impact of ADHD on Normal Development and Intervention Options 10. Future Research Trends

About the Author

Phyllis Anne Teeter, EdD, is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is the coauthor of Child Neuropsychology: Assessment and Intervention for Neurodevelopmental Disorders and has written numerous book chapters and articles on ADHD. As the cochair of the Committee on Women in School Psychology, Division 16 of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Teeter is presently examining psychosocial issues that promote the well-being of girls and women.

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"Dr. Teeter's careful, scholarly review of the ADHD literature is deftly integrated with the science of normal human development....In my work with children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD, this is a text I will turn to time and time again. First, to reacquaint myself with normal developmental issues. Second, to develop, integrate, and implement reasoned and reasonable treatment plans for those with ADHD." --From the Foreword by Sam Goldstein, PhD, author of Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children, Second Edition "Dr. Teeter has accomplished the difficult task of writing a scholarly, yet practical and readable book that will be useful to academics, practitioners, and parents alike. Her comprehensive developmental approach to the topic fills a critical gap in the literature on ADHD. If I were to choose one book on ADHD to have on my bookshelf, this would be it." --Cindy Carlson, PhD, Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at Austin "This book offers a lot more than its title suggests. The author has organized the topic of ADHD in a detailed and well-integrated context....The reader gets a great review of the field of child and adolescent psychiatry in which various theories of development are discussed, drawing from a rich and up to date bibliography....Clinically relevant information on ADHD covering every conceivable approach to the problem is available in a well-organized and structured manner, which allows the reader to pick and choose without losing the thread of the text....This book is highly recommended in part or in whole....It will be a comprehensive source of reliable information, not only on diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, but also for a detailed, yet easy to grasp understanding of child, adolescent, and adult developmental challenges. I found many practical suggestions pertaining to school based issues, particularly useful as a resource for physicians, parents, teachers and other professionals. There is little to be critical about in this well-written and well-planned text." --"The Canadian Child Psychiatry Review" "Twenty tables in the book give readers critical information at a glance, and an index of these tables is helpful for quick reference. This text is well-documented....Not only is this book appropriate for educators and mental health professionals, it also would be a valuable resource for parents, as it presents very current, well-researched information in a very readable style." --"Childhood Education" .,."everyone with an interest in ADHD should find something of value in this text. Clinicians are offered a rare view of ADHD as seen through the eyes of academia and an excellentsummary of the extensive research on the topic. At the same time, academicians will appreciate and learn more about the complexity of working with ADHD in clinical, community, school, and family settings, and, at the same time, benefit from the myriad of ideas for future research." -"-Child and Family Behavior Therapy" "The succinct but comprehensive evaluation of medications and their appropriateness at each life stage makes this book a valuable resource for ADHD sufferers, their parents, and practitioners. Academic libraries will find it a good introduction for those who know little about ADHD or who need to catch up on the latest research. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals." --"Choice"

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