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ADHD

Author: Mark Selikowitz
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Facts (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides an overview of ADHD, with information on its diagnosis, conventional and alternative therapies, impact on behavior, education, self-esteem, and confidence, causes, developments in treatment, and other related topics.
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Selikowitz, Mark.
ADHD.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009013180
(OCoLC)317623429
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Selikowitz
ISBN: 9780191575914 0191575917
OCLC Number: 801404297
Notes: Includes index.
Includes web resources.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 179 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: section 1. Introduction --
1. What is ADHD? --
section 2. Some characteristic difficulties --
2. Poor concentration --
3. Impulsivity --
4. Excessive movement --
5. Learning difficulties --
6. Defiance --
7. Low-self-esteem --
8. Social clumsiness --
9. Emotional disorders --
section 3. The cause of ADHD --
10. An impairment in brain function --
section 4. How ADHD is diagnosed --
11. Diagnosis and assessment --
section 5. Multi-modal treatment --
12. Home management --
13. School management --
14. Behaviour modification --
15. Medicines--general principles --
16. A guide to specific medicines --
section 6. Unconventional treatments --
section 7. Adulthood --
18. Will he grow out of it? --
Appendix. Useful Internet sites --
Index.
Series Title: Facts (Oxford, England)
Other Titles: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Responsibility: Mark Selikowitz.
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ADHD affects up to 5% of people under the age of 18; it typically presents itself during childhood, and is characterized by a persistent inattention and/or hyperactivity. There have been many recent  Read more...

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