ADHD

ADHD : Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adults

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A handbook on the subject on the topical subject of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), adding more case histories, expanding the section on adults, and outlining drug treatments that have appeared since the last edition. Reviewing what is known about ADHD, its symptoms, its life course, its etiology, the usefulness of various treatments, and the value to the patient of education about the disorder, Wender brings together a wealth of information not available in any other volume. A clinician who has treated patients with ADHD for many years, he offers firsthand accounts from men and women with dramatic insight into what it feels like to have ADHD and how it responds to medical treatment.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 144 x 212 x 26mm | 458.13g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 4th
  • 0195113489
  • 9780195113488

About P.H. Wender

Paul Wender, M.D. was formerly Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Psychiatric Research at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Known as the "Dean of ADHD" by his colleagues, he is a pioneer in identifying and treating this disorder and he ran some of the first clinical trials on Ritalin. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.show more

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"An essential reference for adults with ADHD and parents of children with ADHD that supports current standards of care with sound scientific data, provides practical parenting techniques, and may well become the "Dr. Spock" reference for parents of children with ADHD."--J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry"This is the ultimate volume on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder from one of America's most prominent researchers. This book provides evidence-based, scientifically sound, and user-friendly information for the millions of patients who are suffering from this disorder. Paul Wender has provided a lifesaver for individuals who have ADHD and need to know what it is, how it should be evaluated, and what are the effective treatments."-- Harold S. Koplowicz, M.D. Arnold and Debbie Simon Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Director of the Child Study Center at New York University School of Medicine"Dr. Wender blends a lifetime of his research, clinical experience and wisdom in this very readable, highly informative and, in fact, stimulating text. As a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, and one who has who has both lived with and treated people with ADHD, I can unequivocally recommend this book to both clinical and non-clinical consumers."-- Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brookshow more