Attention deficits and hyperactivity in children and adults : diagnosis, treatment, management /
edited by Pasquale J. Accardo ... [et al.].
2nd ed., rev. and expanded.
New York : Marcel Dekker, c2000.
xvii, 710 p. : ill.
082471962X (alk. paper)
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New York : Marcel Dekker, c2000.
082471962X (alk. paper)
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Rev. ed. of: Attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity in children / edited by Pasquale J. Accardo, Thomas A. Blondis, Barbara Y. Whitman. c1991.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
Almost entirely rewritten to reflect advances in the field over the past eight years, the Second Edition of this indispensable reference encompasses all aspects of attention deficit hyper-activity disorder (ADHD) as described by a wide array of professionals and experts-providing an up-to-date, multidisciplinary review of the state of the art and science from both research and clinical perspectives. Presents innovative new chapters in the areas of: physiology differential diagnoses comorbidity mimic conditions therapy transitions into adulthood etiologies With 39 chapters-24 more than the First Edition-Attention Deficits and Hyperactivity in Children and Adults, Second Edition covers the neurochemistry and molecular genetics of ADHD expands the focus of clinical concern to the wide spectrum of neurodevelopmental disorders that may present in varying degrees with attentional problems offers greater coverage of methylphenidate (Ritalin) treatment, addresses the resurgence in popularity of dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine), and describes alternative pharmacological approaches presents detailed descriptions of comorbid disorders and tips for differential diagnosis describes several distinct and detailed protocols for the institution and monitoring of medication efficacy and side effects explores the most recent advances in neuroimaging and neurogenetics highlights and delineates the use of separate probes of learning and adaptive functioning contains detailed descriptions of disorders that mimic ADHD, such as thyroid disease, pervasive developmental disorders, and sleep deprivation now includes Points for Parents chapter summaries clarifying many aspects of ADHD and much more! Including over 1700 references, tables, drawings, and photographs, Attention Deficits and Hyperactivity in Children and Adults, Second Edition is an in-depth guide and ideal for pediatricians and pediatric neurologists; psychiatrists and psychologists; special education teachers; speech, occupational, and physical therapists; speech and language pathologists; audiologists; social workers; pediatric nurses; and graduate and medical students who desire a thorough and comprehensive understanding of ADHD.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. iii
Contributorsp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
The Strauss Syndrome, Minimal Brain Dysfunction, and the Hyperactive Child: A Historical Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderp. 1
The Physiological Substrate
Molecular Genetic Studies of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderp. 13
Single Neuron Studies of Attentionp. 29
Neurochemistry of ADHDp. 59
Neuroimaging and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderp. 73
The Genetic Roots of Organicityp. 119
The Neurodevelopmental Assessment of the Child with ADHDp. 141
Methods of Measuring Attention Deficits with or Without Hyperactivity--Impulsivityp. 163
Adaptive Function in Children with ADHDp. 189
Psychoeducational Assessment of Children and Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderp. 197
Gender Issues and Attention Deficit Disorderp. 215
Types of ADHD in DSM-IVp. 229
Learning, Language, and Attention Disorders in Children: Comorbidity, Assessment, and Interventionp. 241
Impact of Attentional Dysfunction in Mathematicsp. 257
Developmental Coordination Disorder and ADHDp. 265
Disruptive Behavior Disordersp. 289
Sleep and ADHDp. 313
Paying Attention to Mood Symptoms in Children with ADHDp. 325
Mimic Conditions, Associated Deficits, and Alternative Etiologies
Plumbismp. 345
Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder in the Context of Alcohol Exposure in Uterop. 359
Fragile X Syndromep. 371
Attention Deficit in Children Who Have Hearing Lossp. 383
Tourette's Syndrome: A Spectrum of Neuropsychiatric Disordersp. 391
Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHDp. 401
Thyroid Function and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderp. 419
Miscellaneous Syndromes and ADHDp. 431
Living with a Child with ADHD: Principles of Family Living, Behavior Management, and Family Supportp. 441
School Strategiesp. 461
The Pharmacology of Drugs Used for the Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderp. 477
Pediatric Management of ADHD Medicationp. 513
Social Skill Development in Children with Attentional Problemsp. 535
The Use of Microcomputer Software as an Ajunctive Therapy for Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderp. 551
Multidisciplinary Approachesp. 569
Other Issues
Early Identification and Treatment of ADHD-like Behaviorp. 593
Legal Issuesp. 613
Other Therapiesp. 633
Adolescent Transitions and ADHDp. 653
Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with ADHDp. 665
Adult Outcomes for Persons with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderp. 685
Indexp. 699
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