Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Handbook: A Physician's Guide to ADHD (Hardback)J. Gordon Millichap (author)
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An expanded, updated, and revised edition, the ADHD Handbook, second edition covers recent advances in causes and management of ADHD, and includes more than 400 scientific references to peer-reviewed articles. It provides answers to the numerous questions that surround ADHD, including how is it diagnosed? What causes ADHD? What are the risks of associated learning and behavior disorders, tics, seizures, and headaches? What treatments are available? What are the choices of medications and the risks of side effects? How can adverse effects be avoided? What are the alternatives to medication? Do children outgrow ADHD, and how long is treatment required? ADHD Handbook is written for neurologists, pediatricians, practicing physicians, residents, fellows and students of medicine, psychologists, educators, occupational and speech therapists, nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers. It also offers parents a readable, but uniquely well documented and objective account of ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, medications, alternative treatments, and management.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 182
Weight: 1020 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 12 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2011
From the reviews of the second edition:
"Millichap a pediatric neurologist who treats individuals with ADHD and related medical disorders provides a clear and wide ranging guide for pediatricians and residents and fellows in pediatrics, pediatric neurology, neurology and psychiatry as well as mental health professionals, teachers and students to the diagnosis causes risks treatments and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. ... This edition has been expanded and revised to incorporate advances from the last decade and new references." (SciTech Book News, June, 2010)
"This second edition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Handbook thoroughly and completely outlines every known clinical aspect of this disorder. In twelve dedicated sections, Doctor Millichap outlines the historical aspects, clinical features, diagnostic criteria and methods, and treatment modalities. ... the text is directed primarily to pediatricians, pediatric residents, educators, and clinical psychologists/psychiatrists. ... This handbook should be in the hands of all practicing pediatricians, primary and secondary educators, neurologists, and academic libraries." (Harry L. Messmore and William H. Wehrmacher, Comprehensive Therapy, Summer, 2010)
"In this second edition of the book, Dr. Millichap explains the disorder and it subtypes in a concise and scholarly work covering the most recent advances in causes and management of ADHD. This book is directed to pediatricians, pediatric neurologists, and psychiatrists and is written in a way to be helpful for comprehensive therapists, teachers and parents also. ADHD is often times debated to be under diagnosed or over diagnosed depending upon with whom you are talking." (William H. Wehrmacher, Indermohan S. Thethi and Harry Messmore, Comprehensive Therapy, Fall, 2010)
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