Attention Deficits and Hyperactivity in Children and Adults: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management Pasquale J. Accardo

ISBN: 9780824719623

Published: October 29th 1999

Hardcover

710 pages


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Attention Deficits and Hyperactivity in Children and Adults: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management  by  Pasquale J. Accardo

Attention Deficits and Hyperactivity in Children and Adults: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management by Pasquale J. Accardo
October 29th 1999 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 710 pages | ISBN: 9780824719623 | 10.76 Mb

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 ofMoreAlmost 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:physiologydifferential diagnosescomorbiditymimic conditionstherapytransitions into adulthoodetiologiesWith 39 chapters-24 more than the First Edition-Attention Deficits and Hyperactivity in Children and Adults, Second Editioncovers the neurochemistry and molecular genetics of ADHDexpands the focus of clinical concern to the wide spectrum of neurodevelopmental disorders that may present in varying degrees with attentional problemsoffers greater coverage of methylphenidate (Ritalin) treatment, addresses the resurgence in popularity of dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine), and describes alternative pharmacological approachespresents detailed descriptions of comorbid disorders and tips for differential diagnosisdescribes several distinct and detailed protocols for the institution and monitoring of medication efficacy and side effectsexplores the most recent advances in neuroimaging and neurogeneticshighlights and delineates the use of separate probes of learning and adaptive functioningcontains detailed descriptions of disorders that mimic ADHD, such as thyroid disease, pervasive developmental disorders, and sleep deprivationnow includes Points for Parents chapter summaries clarifying many aspects of ADHDand 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.



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