Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind In Children And Adults

November 15, 2006|
Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind In Children And Adults by Thomas Brown
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A new understanding of ADD, along with practical information on how to recognize and treat the disorder

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 “pay attention,” yet be able to focus very well on specific tasks that strongly interest them? Dr. Brown disputes the “willpower” 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.
Thomas E. Brown, PH.D., is assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, and associate director of the Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders. He is author of the Brown Attention Deficit Disorder Scales for Children, Adolescents, and Adults and editor of a textbook, Attention Deficit Disorders...
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Title:Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind In Children And Adults
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 1 in
Published:November 15, 2006
Publisher:Yale University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300119893

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