Taking Charge Of Adhd: The Complete, Authoritative Guide For Parents

Taking Charge Of Adhd: The Complete, Authoritative Guide For Parents

Paperback | April 15, 2013

byRussell A. BarkleyEditorRussell A. Barkley

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From distinguished researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley, this treasured parent resource gives you the science-based information you need about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ADHD and its treatment. It also presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for 6- to 18-year-olds with ADHD. Offering encouragement, guidance, and loads of practical tips, Dr. Barkley helps you: *Make sense of your child''s symptoms. *Get an accurate diagnosis. *Work with school and health care professionals to get needed support. *Learn parenting techniques that promote better behavior. *Strengthen your child''s academic and social skills. *Use rewards and incentives effectively. *Restore harmony at home. Updated throughout with current research and resources, the third edition includes the latest facts about medications and about what causes and doesn''t cause ADHD. See also Dr. Barkley''s bestselling Taking Charge of Adult ADHD. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies ABCT Self-Help Book of Merit

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From distinguished researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley, this treasured parent resource gives you the science-based information you need about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ADHD and its treatment. It also presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for 6- to 18-year-olds with ADHD. Offering encouragement, guidance, and loads of practical tips, Dr. Bark...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:363 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:April 15, 2013Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction: A Guiding Philosophy for Parents of Children with ADHD
I. Understanding ADHD
1. What Is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder?
2. “What's Really Wrong with My Child?: Poor Self-Control
3. What Causes ADHD?
4. What to Expect: The Nature of the Disorder
5. The Family Context of a Child with ADHD
II. Taking Charge: How to Be a Successful Executive Parent
6. Deciding to Have Your Child Evaluated for ADHD
7. Preparing for the Evaluation
8. Coping with the Diagnosis of ADHD
9. Fourteen Guiding Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD
10. Just for Parents: How to Take Care of Yourself
III. Managing Life with ADHD: How to Cope at Home and at School
11. Eight Steps to Better Behavior
12. Taking Charge at Home: The Art of Problem Solving
13. How to Help Your Child with Peer Problems
14. Getting through Adolescence, with Arthur L. Robin, PhD
15. Off to School on the Right Foot: Managing Your Child's Education, with Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD
16. Enhancing Education at School and at Home: Methods for Success from Kindergarten through Grade 12, with Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD
17. Keeping School Performance in Perspective
IV. Medications for ADHD
18. The Approved Effective Medicines: Stimulants and Nonstimulants
19. Other Medicines: Antidepressants and Antihypertensives
Support Services for Parents
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