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Making sense of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Author: Carol R Lensch
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, ©2000.
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Through a review of selected research, this work attempts to dispel some misconceptions concerning attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The areas of focus include: causes; diagnosis;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Review
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Lensch, Carol R., 1949-
Making sense of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, ©2000
(OCoLC)606286510
Online version:
Lensch, Carol R., 1949-
Making sense of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, ©2000
(OCoLC)608877310
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol R Lensch
ISBN: 0897897005 9780897897006
OCLC Number: 41645999
Description: xvi, 140 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Decade of the Brain 3 --
Purpose and Format 5 --
Article Selection and Organization 6 --
2 Studies on the Cause(s) of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 9 --
Genetic Factors 10 --
Environmental Factors 15 --
Physiological Brain Differences 16 --
Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Physiological Brain Differences 20 --
Gender Differences 22 --
3 Studies on the Comorbidity of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder with Other Disorders 31 --
Review of Literature on Comorbidity 33 --
Longitudinal Study of Comorbidity with AD/HD 36 --
Comparison Study of DSM-IV Subtypes 38 --
Major Depression 38 --
Bipolar Disorder 39 --
Parent-child Interactions 40 --
Allergies and AD/HD 41 --
School-based Prevention Program 42 --
4 Studies on the Diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 47 --
Overview of Current Diagnostic Process 48 --
Diagnostic Issues 49 --
Diagnostic Criteria 53 --
Laboratory Measures 56 --
5 Studies on Interventions for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 63 --
Educational Interventions 64 --
Medical Interventions 86 --
6 Tying It All Together 101 --
Misconceptions 101 --
Collaboration 104 --
Appendix A Definition of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 111 --
Appendix B Evaluation Criteria for Article Selection 113 --
Appendix C Definition of Conduct Disorder 123 --
Appendix D Definition of Oppositional Defiant Disorder 125 --
Appendix E Synopses of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Definitions of AD/HD by Edition (DSM-II, DSM-III, and DSM-III-R) 127.
Responsibility: Carol R. Lensch.

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