Campbellsport Public Library

Taking charge of ADHD, the complete, authoritative guide for parents, Russell A. Barkley, PHD - (pbk. : alk. paper)

Provides a step-by-step plan for ADHD diagnosis and treatment, behavior management, strategies for helping children succeed at school and in social situations, and information on advances in research
Table Of Contents
Pt. 1. 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 -- Pt. 2. 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 -- Pt. 3. 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 -- Pt. 4. Medications for ADHD. The approved effective medicines : stimulants and nonstimulants -- Other medicines : antidepressants and antihypertensives
Literary Form
non fiction
Third edition.
Physical Description
xvi, 363 pages, 26 cm

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