Taking Charge of ADHD

The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents

by: Russell A. Barkley

Taking Charge of ADHD


Author: Russell A. Barkley

Publisher: Guilford Publications

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Publication date: 23 May 2013 (REV)

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ISBN: 1462507891 ISBN 13: 9781462507894

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From distinguished researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley, this treasured parent resource gives you the science-based information you need about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment. It also presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for 6- to 18-year-olds with ADHD. Offering encouragement, guidance, and loads of practical tips, Dr. Barkley helps you:*Make sense of your child's symptoms.*Get an accurate diagnosis.*Work with school and health care professionals to get needed support.*Learn parenting techniques that promote better behavior.*Strengthen your child's academic and social skills.*Use rewards and incentives effectively.*Restore harmony at home.Updated throughout with current research and resources, the third edition includes the latest facts about medications and about what causes (and doesn't cause) ADHD.See also Dr. Barkley's bestselling Taking Charge of Adult ADHD.Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit Top page

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Publisher & Imprint: Guilford Publications

Edition details 3rd Revised edition

City: New York

Edition: REV

Pages: 363

More info: height 254 mm width 178 mm weight 604 gr thickness 25 mm

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Age recommended: General/trade

Subject Indexing & Classification Dewey:(DC23) 618.928589 Library of Congress Subject: Child rearing

Departments: Clinical psychology;

Record updated at: 23 October, 2014 time: 06:26

Summary Taking Charge of ADHD Introduction: A Guiding Philosophy for Parents of Children with ADHD. Part I. Understanding ADHD. What Is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? "What's Really Wrong with My Child?": Poor Self-Control. What Causes ADHD? What to Expect: The Nature of the Disorder. The Family Context of a Child with ADHD. Part II. Taking Charge: How to Be a Successful Executive Parent. Deciding to Have Your Child Evaluated for ADHD. Preparing for the Evaluation. Coping with the Diagnosis of ADHD. Fourteen Guiding Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD. Just for Parents: How to Take Care of Yourself. Part III. Managing Life with ADHD: How to Cope at Home and at School. Eight Steps to Better Behavior. Taking Charge at Home: The Art of Problem Solving. How to Help Your Child with Peer Problems. Getting through Adolescence, with Arthur L. Robin, PhD. Off to School on the Right Foot: Managing Your Child's Education, with Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD. Enhancing Education at School and at Home: Methods for Success from Kindergarten through Grade 12, with Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD. Keeping School Performance in Perspective. Part IV. Medications for ADHD. The Approved Effective Medicines: Stimulants and Nonstimulants. Other Medicines: Antidepressants and Antihypertensives. Support Services for Parents. Suggested Reading and Videos. Top page

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