Attention Deficits and Hyperactivity in Children and Adults: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management - Pediatric Habilitation 10 (Hardback)Pasquale J. Accardo (editor), Thomas A. Blondis (editor), Barbara Y. Whitman (editor), Mark A. Stein (editor)
Hardback Published: 29/10/1999
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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.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Weight: 1451 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 39 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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