Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents: Fourth Edition

Author(s) : Russell A. Barkley

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents: Fourth Edition

Book Details

  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Published : August 2020
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 381
  • Category :
    Child and Adolescent Studies
  • Catalogue No : 95132
  • ISBN 13 : 9781462542673
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462542
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The leading parent resource about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment has now been revised and updated with the latest information and resources. Prominent authority Russell A. Barkley compassionately guides you to:

*Understand why kids with ADHD act the way they do.

*Get an accurate diagnosis.

*Work with school and health care professionals to find needed support.

*Implement a proven eight-step behavior management plan.

*Build your child's academic and social skills.

*Restore harmony at home.

New to the fourth edition are a chapter on health risks associated with ADHD, the latest information on the causes of the disorder, current facts on medications, a new discussion of sibling issues, advice for parents who might have ADHD themselves, downloadable practical tools, and much more.

About the Author(s)

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Barkley has published numerous books and five assessment scales, plus more than 275 scientific articles and book chapters on ADHD, executive functioning, and childhood defiance. He is also the editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. He has received awards for his career contributions to research, clinical practice, and the dissemination of science from the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (APA Division 53), and the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology.

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