Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment (4th New edition)

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment (4th New edition)

By: Russell A. Barkley (editor)Hardback

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Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading authorities address all aspects of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, including psychological therapies and pharmacotherapy. Core components of ADHD are elucidated. The volume explores the impact of the disorder across a wide range of functional domains--behavior, learning, psychological adjustment, school and vocational outcomes, and health. All chapters conclude with user-friendly Key Clinical Points. New to This Edition Reflects significant advances in research and clinical practice. Expanded with many new authors and new topics. Chapters on cutting-edge interventions: social skills training, dietary management, executive function training, driving risk interventions, complementary/alternative medicine, and therapies for adults. Chapters on the nature of the disorder: neuropsychological aspects, emotional dysregulation, peer relationships, child- and adult-specific domains of impairment, sluggish cognitive tempo, and more.

About Author

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD and Your Defiant Child. He has also published six assessment scales and more than 280 scientific articles and book chapters on ADHD, executive functioning, and childhood defiance, and is editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, Dr. Barkley is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the APA, among other honors. His website is


I. The Nature of ADHD 1. History of ADHD, Russell A. Barkley 2. Primary Symptoms, Diagnostic Criteria, Subtyping, and Prevalence of ADHD, Walter Roberts, Richard Milich, & Russell A. Barkley 3. Emotional Dysregulation is a Core Component of ADHD, Russell A. Barkley 4. Developmental and Neuropsychological Deficits in Children with ADHD, Lisa L. Weyandt & Bergljot Gyda Gudmundsdottir 5. Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Children with ADHD, Steven R. Pliszka 6. Educational Impairments in Children with ADHD, George J. DuPaul & Joshua M. Langberg 7. Families and ADHD, Charlotte Johnston & Andrea Chronis-Tuscano 8. Peer Relationships of Children with ADHD, Julia D. McQuade & Betsy Hoza 9. Developmental Progression and Gender Differences among Individuals with ADHD, Elizabeth B. Owens, Stephanie L. Cardoos, & Stephen P. Hinshaw 10. Executive Function Deficits in Adults with ADHD, Mary V. Solanto 11. Health Problems and Related Impairments in Children and Adults with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley 12. Educational, Occupational, Dating and Marital, and Financial Impairments in Adults with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley 13. Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders and Psychological Maladjustment in Adults with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley 14. Etiologies of ADHD, Russell A. Barkley 15. Theories of ADHD, Erik G. Willcutt 16. Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation Viewed as an Extended Phenotype: Implications of the Theory for ADHD and its Treatment, Russell A. Barkley 17. Concentration Deficit Disorder (Sluggish Cognitive Tempo), Russell A. Barkley II. Assessment of ADHD 18. Psychological Assessment of Children with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley 19. Psychological Assessment of Adults with ADHD, J. Russell Ramsay 20. Diagnosing ADHD in Adults in the Primary Care Setting, Lenard A. Adler & Samuel Alperin III. Treatment of Children and Teens with ADHD 21. Training Parents of Youth with ADHD, Anil Chacko, Carla C. Allan, Jodi Uderman, Melinda Cornwell, Lindsay Anderson, & Alyssa Chimiklis 22. Training Families of Adolescents with ADHD, Arthur L. Robin 23. Social Skills Training for Youth with ADHD, Amori Yee Mikami 24. Treatment of ADHD in School Settings, Linda J. Pfiffner & George J. DuPaul 25. Dietary Management of ADHD, Elizabeth Hurt & L. Eugene Arnold 26. Executive Function Training for Children with ADHD, Mark D. Rapport, Sarah A. Orban, Michael J. Kofler, Lauren M. Friedman, & Jennifer Bolden 27. Stimulant and Nonstimulant Medications for Childhood ADHD, Daniel F. Connor 28. Combined Treatments for ADHD, Bradley H. Smith & Cheri J. Shapiro 29. Driving Risk Interventions for Teens with ADHD, Gregory A. Fabiano & Nicole K. Schatz 30. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for ADHD, Amanda Bader & Andrew Adesman IV. Treatment of Adults with ADHD 31. Psychological Counseling of Adults with ADHD, Kevin R. Murphy 32. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies for ADHD, Laura E. Knouse 33. Assessment and Management of ADHD in Educational and Workplace Settings in the Context of ADA Accommodations, Michael Gordon, Larry J. Lewandowski, & Benjamin J. Lovett 34. Counseling Couples Affected by Adult ADHD, Gina Pera 35. Pharmacotherapy of ADHD in Adults, Jefferson B. Prince, Timothy E. Wilens, Thomas J. Spencer, & Joseph Biederman

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  • ISBN13: 9781462517725
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 898
  • ID: 9781462517725
  • weight: 1744
  • ISBN10: 1462517722
  • edition: 4th New edition

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