Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: From Genes to Patients by David GozalAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: From Genes to Patients by David Gozal

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: From Genes to Patients

EditorDavid Gozal, Dennis L. Molfese

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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Psychiatrists, psychologists, pharmacologists, and pharmaceutical scientists from around the world comprehensively review the pathophysiology, symptomatology, evaluation, and treatment of patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The authors emphasize the evaluation and treatment of patients with ADHD, moving from the day-to-day approach by the clinical psychologist to the more sophisticated anatomical and functional imaging strategies that have emerged in the last decade. Specific impairments, such as reading disabilities, social difficulties, and limited working memory are analyzed in detail, as well as for their respective contributions to global functioning. Additional chapters explain, in a readable style, current theories on the pathophysiology of ADHD, focusing on neurotransmitters and the insights gained from animal models. An expanded review of the pharmacotherapy of ADHD includes appropriate methods for selecting of specific drug for individual patients based on drugs kinetics and gene expression.
Title:Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: From Genes to PatientsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:572 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Historical Aspects of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderRoscoe A. DykmanScanning the Genome for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderAiveen KirleyDopamine Knockouts and BehaviorDavide Viggiano, Daniela Vallone, Lucia A. Ruocco, and Adolfo G. SadileThe SHR as a Model of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderVivienne Ann RussellThe Roles of Norepinephrine and Serotonin in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderRobert D. OadesIntermittent Hypoxia During Sleep as a Model of Environmental (Nongenetic) Contributions to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderBarry W. Row and David GozalThe Psychological Evaluation of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in School-Aged Children: A Clinical Approach Based on Recent Practice GuidelinesDean W. BeebeExecutive FunctionMartha Bridge DencklaThe Neuropsychology of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Validity of the Executive Function HypothesisErik G. Willcutt, Kimberly Brodsky, Nomita Chhabildas, Michelle Shanahan, Benjamin Yerys, Ashley Scott, and Bruce F. PenningtonAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning DisabilitiesStephen R. Hooper and Emily A. WilliamsSelective Attention Deficits in Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Review of Behavioral and Electrophysiological StudiesLisa M. JonkmanWorking Memory in Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderJack StevensDevelopmental Underpinnings of the Association of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Its Subtypes to Neuropsychological and Academic WeaknessesTuija Aro, Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Anne-Mari Lapveteläinen, and Heikki LyytinenSocial Functioning of Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderHana Tur-KaspaReading Disabilities in Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderJuliana S. Bloom, Carlin J. Miller, Mauricio A. Garcia, and George W. HyndAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Brain: Evidence From Electrophysiological StudiesAlexandra P. Fonaryova-Key, Melissa Ferguson and Dennis L. MolfeseAnatomical and Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Children and Adolescents With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderJonathan C. Pfeifer, Melissa DelBello, and Scott HollandState Regulation and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderJaap van der MeereSleep and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderLouise M. O'Brien and David GozalNeuropsychological Performance in Adults With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderLisa Lee WeyandtPsychostimulants in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Theoretical and Practical Issues for the Community PractitionerDaniel F. ConnorPharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Drug Interactions: Methylphenidate, Amphetamine or Atomoxetine in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderJohn S. Markowitz and Kennerly S. PatrickIndex

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From the reviews:"This volume, part of the Series Contemporary Clinical Neuroscience is written by clinical and basic scientists. It reviews in 22 chapters the etiology, pathophysiology, symptomatology and treatment of ADHD. . Of interest to psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists." (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 3 (4), June, 2006)