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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment

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Russell A Barkley

  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

898 pages
2018
ISBN: 9781462538874

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: behaviour, 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.

New edition of a Bestseller - more than 80,000 copies in print!

Table of Contents

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

  1. Psychological Assessment of Children with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley
  2. Psychological Assessment of Adults with ADHD, J. Russell Ramsay
  3. Diagnosing ADHD in Adults in the Primary Care Setting, Lenard A. Adler & Samuel Alperin

III. Treatment of Children and Teens with ADHD

  1. Training Parents of Youth with ADHD, Anil Chacko, Carla C. Allan, Jodi Uderman, Melinda Cornwell, Lindsay Anderson, & Alyssa Chimiklis
  2. Training Families of Adolescents with ADHD, Arthur L. Robin
  3. Social Skills Training for Youth with ADHD, Amori Yee Mikami
  4. Treatment of ADHD in School Settings, Linda J. Pfiffner & George J. DuPaul
  5. Dietary Management of ADHD, Elizabeth Hurt & L. Eugene Arnold
  6. Executive Function Training for Children with ADHD, Mark D. Rapport, Sarah A. Orban, Michael J. Kofler, Lauren M. Friedman, & Jennifer Bolden
  7. Stimulant and Nonstimulant Medications for Childhood ADHD, Daniel F. Connor
  8. Combined Treatments for ADHD, Bradley H. Smith & Cheri J. Shapiro
  9. Driving Risk Interventions for Teens with ADHD, Gregory A. Fabiano & Nicole K. Schatz
  10. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for ADHD, Amanda Bader & Andrew Adesman

IV. Treatment of Adults with ADHD

  1. Psychological Counseling of Adults with ADHD, Kevin R. Murphy
  2. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies for ADHD, Laura E. Knouse
  3. Assessment and Management of ADHD in Educational and Workplace Settings in the Context of ADA Accommodations, Michael Gordon, Larry J. Lewandowski, & Benjamin J. Lovett
  4. Counseling Couples Affected by Adult ADHD, Gina Pera
  5. Pharmacotherapy of ADHD in Adults, Jefferson B. Prince, Timothy E. Wilens, Thomas J. Spencer, & Joseph Biederman

"For over two decades, no reference has better synthesized the full scope of basic and clinical ADHD science than Barkley's Handbook. In its fourth edition, an expanded group of authors provides updated views on ADHD and its management, integrating recent research in brain imaging, genetics, neuropsychology, clinical phenomenology, and treatment. The volume's developmental perspective is highly useful and fully acknowledges ADHD as a lifespan disorder. The editor's Key Clinical Points in each chapter ensure that the book is as clinically relevant as it is complete. The Handbook remains essential reading for any clinician, researcher, or student with serious interest in ADHD."
- James J. McGough, MD, MS, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

"A virtual encyclopedia of ADHD, this volume details current conceptualizations of this important, common, and controversial disorder, as well as future directions for the field. The fourth edition is remarkable for its wide-ranging scope and depth and its unique perspective that will be appreciated by both scientists and clinicians. Destined to be a classic in child and adult psychopathology and treatment."
- Mark A. Stein, PhD, ABPP, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington