Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder

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A leading expert in the assessment and treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder dispels myths and offers reassuring, practical information about treatments. Drawing on recent findings in neuroscience and a rich variety of case studies from his own clinical practive, Dr. Thomas E. Brown describes what ADD syndrome is, how it can be recognized at different ages, and how it can best be treated. This is the first book to address the perplexing question about ADD: how can individuals, some very bright, be chronically unable to qpay attention, q yet be able to focus very well on specific tasks that strongly interest them? Dr. Brown disputes the qwillpowerq explanation and explains how inherited malfunctions of the brain's management system prevent some people from being able to deal adequately with challenging tasks of childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. His book is an authoritative and practical guide for physicians and psychologists, parents and teachers, and the 7 to 9 percent of persons who suffer from ADD/ADHD.The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults Thomas E. Brown . 2002. aquot;Practice Parameter for the ... aquot;Clinical Practice Guideline: Diagnosis and Evaluation of the Child with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.aquot; Pediatrics 105(5): 1158-1170.

Title:Attention Deficit Disorder
Author:Thomas E. Brown
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2006-10-01


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