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Taking charge of ADHD : the complete, authoritative guide for parents

Author: Russell A Barkley
Publisher: New York : The Guilford Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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In this book, Dr. Barkley explains what research reveals about the nature of ADHD, its causes, and treatment strategies. Described are the problems that children with the disorder typically face as they grow from toddlerhood through adolescence, and associated challenges facing the whole family. Drawing on decades of clinical work and research, the book provides suggestions for improving children's behavior and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular Work
Nonfiction
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell A Barkley
ISBN: 9781462508518 1462508510 9781462507894 1462507891
OCLC Number: 825196454
Description: xvi, 363 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: A guiding philosophy for parents of children with ADHD --
What is attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder? --
"What's really wrong with my child?": Poor self-control --
What causes ADHD? --
What to expect: The nature of the disorder --
The family context of a child with ADHD --
Deciding to have your child evaluated for ADHD --
Preparing for the evaluation --
Coping with the diagnosis of ADHD --
Fourteen guiding principles for raising a child with ADHD --
Just for parents: How to take care of yourself --
Eight steps to better behavior --
Taking charge at home: The art of problem solving --
How to help your child with peer problems --
Getting through adolescence / Arthur L. Robin --
Off to school on the right foot: Managing your child's education / Linda J. Pfiffner --
Enhancing education at school and at home: Methods for success from kindergarten through grade 12 / Linda J. Pfiffner --
Keeping school performance in perspective --
The approved effective medicines: Stimulants and nonstimulants --
Other medicines: Antidepressants and antihypertensives --
Support services for parents --
Suggesting reading and videos.
Other Titles: Taking charge of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Responsibility: Russell A. Barkley, PHD.

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In this book, Dr. Barkley explains what research reveals about the nature of ADHD, its causes, and treatment strategies. Described are the problems that children with the disorder typically face as they grow from toddlerhood through adolescence, and associated challenges facing the whole family. Drawing on decades of clinical work and research, the book provides suggestions for improving children's behavior and school performance, enhancing their self-esteem, and restoring harmony to the home.

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"Dr. Barkley is a foremost researcher who has devoted his career to teaching and helping those with ADHD. This book brings together in one place everything that parents need to cope with daily Read more...

 
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