ADHD: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children, Adolescents, and Adults by Paul H. Wender

ADHD: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

byPaul H. Wender, David A. Tomb

Paperback | October 15, 2016

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Drawing on over forty years of clinical and research experience, Paul Wender and new coauthor David A. Tomb have created a classic, definitive model for identifying and treating children and adults who have Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).ADHD: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adults, Fifth Edition offers insights into the progression of ADHD to those at any age and describes the best treatment. Wender and Tomb stress that drug therapy remains the most effective in treating the disorder, but psychologicaltechniques, when combined with medication, can produce further improvement. In addition, extensive first-hand accounts from men, women, and children offer dramatic insight into what it feels like to have, and to receive medical treatment for, ADHD. Throughout, the book contains valuable informationon where to seek help and what kinds of diagnostic tests exist and how reliable they are, as well as comprehensive instructions and rating scales to help parents best help their child and to help adults self-screen for the disorder.This concise and fully revised volume is a practical tool for individuals at any age, parents and teachers of children with ADHD, and clinicians.

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Paul Wender, MD, is author of the best-selling book The Hyperactive Child, Adolescent, and Adult, and is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Director of Psychiatric Research at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Known as the "Dean of ADHD" by his colleagues, he is a pioneer in identifying and treating ADHD and he...
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Title:ADHD: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children, Adolescents, and AdultsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 15, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190240261

ISBN - 13:9780190240264

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"Studies find that ADHD affects three to ten percent of the school-age population, making it the most common psychiatric diagnosis in children. Treating it with Ritalin and other stimulants remains both common and controversial. With a stream of books and videos touting unproven 'cures,' thepublication of [this] accessible, scientifically based [title] is particularly welcome. Wender, one of the first advocates of using stimulant medication for hyperactivity, emphasizes that ADHD is a lifelong problem for many sufferers and that many ADHD adults would benefit from stimulant treatment."--Mary Ann Hughes, Neill P.L., Pullman, WA, Library Journal