Adhd In Adults: What The Science Says by Russell A. BarkleyAdhd In Adults: What The Science Says by Russell A. Barkley

Adhd In Adults: What The Science Says

byRussell A. Barkley, Kevin R. Murphy, Mariellen Fischer

Paperback | November 3, 2010

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Providing a new perspective on ADHD in adults, this compelling book analyzes findings from two major studies directed by leading authority Russell A. Barkley. Groundbreaking information is presented on the significant impairments produced by the disorder across major functional domains and life activities, including educational outcomes, work, relationships, health behaviors, and mental health. Thoughtfully considering the treatment implications of these findings, the book also demonstrates that existing diagnostic criteria do not accurately reflect the way ADHD is experienced by adults, and points the way toward developing better criteria that center on executive function deficits. Accessible tables, figures, and sidebars encapsulate the study results and offer detailed descriptions of the methods used.
Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the pu...
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Title:Adhd In Adults: What The Science SaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:489 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:November 3, 2010Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609180755

ISBN - 13:9781609180751

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. History and Prevalence of ADHD in Adults3. Diagnostic Criteria for ADHD in Adults4. Defining ADHD in Adults: Making the Diagnosis in the UMASS and Milwaukee Studies5. DSM Symptom Utility and the Issue of Age of Onset6. Impairment in Major Life Activities7. Identifying New Symptoms of ADHD in Adulthood 8. Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders and Psychological Maladjustment9. Educational and Occupational Functioning10. Drug Use and Antisocial Behavior11. Health, Lifestyle, Money Management, and Driving12. Sex, Dating and Marriage, Parenting, and Psychological Adjustment of Offspring13. Neuropsychological Functioning14. Summary, Conclusions, and Treatment Implications