Understanding ADHD : attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Christopher Green and Kit Chee ; illustrated by Roger Roberts.
By: Green, Christopher.
Contributor(s): Chee, Kit | Roberts, Roger [illustrator].Sydney : Doubleday, 2001Edition: 3rd ed.Description: viii, 317 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeOther title: New understanding ADHD | Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.Subject(s): ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER | CHILDREN | DIAGNOSIS | COMORBID CONDITIONS | LEARNING DISABILITY | BEHAVIOUR PROBLEMS | MEDICATIONS | PARENT GUIDES
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At head of cover title: New.
Previous edition: Sydney : Doubleday, 1997.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-304) and index.
Introduction. - 1. ADHD - the facts. - 2. ADHD - an old condition rediscovered. - 3. ADHD - the cause. - 4. The behaviours that bother parents. - 5. The modern view of ADHD. - 6. Associated conditions. - 7. the influence of good and bad parenting. - 8. Making the diagnosis. - 9. The stresses on parents and siblings. - 10. Top tips to better behaviour. - 11. Practical solutions to common behaviour problems. - 12. Improving school performance. - 13. Other therapies and diets. - 14. Medication. - 15. Practical prescribing (stimulants). - 16. Medication - the non-stimulants. - 17. Medication - all the questions you ever wanted to ask. - 18. ADHD in the under-fives. - 19. Encouraginf self esteem. - 20. Choosing the right sports, hobbies and other activities. - 21. Adults with ADHD. - 22. Associated problems of learning and language. - 23. Hints to help with reading. - 24. Hints to help with language problems. - 25. Hints to help with handwriting and coordination. - 26. Debunking the myths. - Appendixes. - 1. The criteria for diagnsing ADHD (DSM-IV 1994). - 2. The criteria for diagnosing oppositional defiant disorder (DSM-IV 1994). - 3. The criteria for diagnosing conduct disorder (DSM-IV 1994). - 4. The criteria for diagnosing tic and Tourette's disorder (DSM-IV 1994). - 5. The criteria for diagnosing major depressive and manic episodes (adult criteria) (DSM-IV 1994). 6. ADHD rating scales. - 7. Tests pf persistence, memory and attention. - 8. Quantitatve EEG (QEEG) - brain mapping. - 9.Brain imaging in ADHD. - 10. Interpreting the WISC-III. - 11. Neuropsychology tests. - 12. Stimulants - small print side-effects. - 13. Food intolerance - treatment through diet. - 14. Computer programs to help learning. - 15. Abstracts from the latest research literature. - 16. Recent review papers. - 17. Help for parents - Australia and New Zealand. - 18. Best websites for ADHD.
Explains the cluster of problem behaviors that make up the condition and how tell if a child has it; and offers practical solutions to common behaviour problems.