What You Need to Know about ADHD, 1st Edition

  • Victor B. Stolberg
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  • ISBN-10: 144086182X
  • ISBN-13: 9781440861826
  • DDC: 618.92
  • 214 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that may lead to difficulties paying attention, problems controlling behavior, and excessive activity. This book conveys what individuals and families affected by ADHD need to know in order to manage symptoms and help their loved ones grow, providing a profile of the condition and distilling and consolidating scientific knowledge into a concise, readable volume. A list of Top 10 essential questions begins the book, providing quick answers to readers' most pressing concerns. The standardized, easily navigable structure provides chapters exploring different facets of the topic. Covers basics such as causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, plus issues that are less commonly addressed but critical to understand, such as effects on loved ones and caregivers. Case illustrations highlight key themes discussed in the book and are accompanied by insightful analyses and recommendations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Essential Questions.
1: What Is ADHD?.
2: The History of ADHD.
3: Causes and Risk Factors.
4: Signs and Symptoms.
5: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management.
6: Long-Term Prognosis and Potential Complications.
7: Effects on Family and Friends.
8: Prevention.
9: Issues and Controversies.
10: Current Research and Future Directions.
Case Illustrations.
Directory of Resources.
About the Author.