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Beyond ADHD : overcoming the label and thriving

Author: Jeff Emmerson; Robert Yehling
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Emmerson advocates for a different approach to ADHD, arguing that it should be a diagnosis of exclusion rather than the other way around. He urges that we must look past that label, recognizing that individual symptoms vary and treatment plans should be better tailored to the individual. He examines mental and behavioral issues from all sides, including the possibility that nurturing -rather than trying to alter or  Read more...
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Emmerson, Jeff, 1976-
Beyond ADHD.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2017005620
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Emmerson; Robert Yehling
ISBN: 9781442275102 1442275103
OCLC Number: 969830307
Description: xv, 264 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A new doctor's office --
Peeking behind the ADHD curtain --
Optimal health, interrupted : decoding ADHD (part one) --
Optimal health, interrupted : decoding ADHD (part two) --
So easy to diagnose, so tricky to understand --
Why personal history matters in diagnosing --
The larger problem of misdiagnosis --
Prescribing in an open ocean --
What we're up against --
The ADHD buy-in --
What about our boys? --
What is it with my brain? --
Exploring the deeper causes --
New ways of working with ADHD --
Toward collaborative diagnosing and care --
Problem child or gifted child --
Nutrition's necessary place --
Shaking off the label --
The world beyond ADHD.
Other Titles: Beyond attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Responsibility: Jeff Emmerson and Robert Yehling.

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ADHD has become a common diagnosis among children, and is now being more frequently diagnosed in adults. Jeff Emmerson offers his story alongside expert accounts of what constitutes ADHD, the  Read more...

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Misdiagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder after a suicide attempt, Emmerson devotes his book and his life to asking good questions about how to prevent and best treat the condition. Read more...

 
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