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Attention Deficit Disorder Diagnosis & Treatment from Infancy to Adulthood

by Patricia O. Quinn, M.D

Finally, here is a book examining ADD and its impact over the lifespan. This book brings together a tremendous amount of information to create a solid base of knowledge for effective diagnosis and treatment.

Full Description:   

This resource will serve as a comprehensive overview of ADD. It looks beyond the narrow perspective to consider diagnosis and treatment at every developmental stage. For those whose lives are touched by this importantly, more informed so you can learn how to live with A.D.D.

Each topic covered - such as atypical infants, preschool children with ADD, ADD and the law, and medication - focuses on the unique needs of the individual during the period of development addressed in the chapter. When appropriate, diagnostic tools such as behavioural checklists and questionnaires are included - in addition to resource lists, which serve as invaluable tools for clinicians, teachers, and parents, as well as the adults and children who live with ADD.

    Contents include:
  • An in-depth discussion of the causes of ADD
  • A detailed analysis of the course of ADD at every life stage
  • Up-to-date information about the use of medication in therapy
  • An investigation into non-drug approaches to treatment
  • An important review of the legal issues and rights of every person with ADD
  • Behavioural checklists, reader questionnaires, and ADD resource lists.

Chapters address ADD and the unique symptoms and problems presented at each separate developmental stage. In addition to characteristic features of the disorder at particular stages, criteria for diagnosis and treatment protocols are provided.

266 pages; 6 X 9;soft bound

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCTION

  1. What is ADD?
  2. Atypical Infants and Toddlers
  3. The Preschool Child with ADD
  4. The Adolescent/High School Student
  5. The Postsecondary Student
  6. Adults with ADD
  7. Multimodal Treatment of ADD
  8. ADD and the Law
  9. Conclusion

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