What You Think ADD/ADHD Is, It Isn't

What You Think ADD/ADHD Is, It Isn't

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ADD/ADHD is not as easily diagnosed or clear-cut as many believe; in fact it very often acts as a masking agent for other underlying, contributing disorders. Ita€™s important that we understand ADD/ADHD better. What You Think ADD/ADHD Is, It Isna€™t: Symptoms and Neuropsychological Testing Through Time is the culmination of the authora€™s years of research involving clinical experience and testing, resulting in the first all-encompassing examination of the ADD/ADHD disorder. Debunking common myths and shedding light upon the way this disorder truly impacts people, this volume: Presents the results of the largest clinical research study for ADD/ADHD, compiling 20 years of testing Distinguishes the inattentive form of ADD from ADHD and additional disorders using neuropsychological testing Provides statistical analysis from neuropsychological evaluations and self-reporting questionnaires from parents, teachers, adolescents, and adults Demonstrates how anxiety frequently masks itself as hyperactivity and increases through the lifespan Addresses the issue of ADHD misdiagnosis Explains the importance of diagnosing additional comorbid disorders that impact medication management and treatment Offers statistics showing the manner in which ADHD symptoms and additional issues affect people differently through the lifespanAmerican Psychiatric Association (1994) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, 4th edn., American Psychiatric ... Barkley, R.A., (1987) Defiant Children: A Cliniciana#39;s Manual for Parent Training, Guilford Press, New York.

Title:What You Think ADD/ADHD Is, It Isn't
Author:Barbara C. Fisher
Publisher:CRC Press - 2013-05-20


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