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A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management
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ADHD in Adults: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management is the product of a unique collaboration of international specialists. This volume offers easy-to-read guidance, and includes checklists, rating scales and treatment planning tools. It was designed for a broad audience of caregivers working in diverse settings, including psychiatrists, social workers, primary care physicians, nurse specialists and psychologists. 

 

The authors are highly acclaimed clinicians, investigators and educators.  They offer step-by-step guidance for implementation of best practices, drawing from clinical research and their experience treating thousands of patients. They cover diagnosis, treatment planning, and state-of-the-art application of pharmacology, psychotherapy, skill-building, family system and environmental interventions – for both simple and complex cases. The scales and worksheets in this Guide were developed to efficiently facilitate assessment and management.

 

The Editor is an international leader in the field from the Clinical and Research Program in Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, which has made pioneering and highly cited contributions to the understanding of ADHD. 

 

This Guide is a definitive, indispensable resource for all health providers who wish to optimize their approach to adult patients with ADHD.

 


Feature:

Written by an international group of specialists including leaders from Harvard Medical School

Provides state-of-the-art, evidence-based guidelines and brief case vignettes

Focused, concise text that simplifies the method of assessing and managing ADHD in adult patients

Comprehensive appendix detailing clinical tools and resources


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ADHD in Adults: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management is the product of a unique collaboration of international specialists. This volume offers easy-to-read guidance, and includes checklists, rating scales and treatment planning tools. It was designed for a broad audience of caregivers working in diverse settings, including psychiatrists, social workers, primary care physicians, nurse specialists and psychologists. 

The authors are highly acclaimed clinicians, investigators and educators.  They offer step-by-step guidance for implementation of best practices, drawing from clinical research and their experience treating thousands of patients. They cover diagnosis, treatment planning, and state-of-the-art application of pharmacology, psychotherapy, skill-building, family system and environmental interventions – for both simple and complex cases. The scales and worksheets in this Guide were developed to efficiently facilitate assessment and management.

The Editor is an international leader in the field from the Clinical and Research Program in Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, which has made pioneering and highly cited contributions to the understanding of ADHD. 

 

This Guide is a definitive, indispensable resource for all health providers who wish to optimize their approach to adult patients with ADHD.

 


Contents:

Ch. 1: ADHD in adults: a clinical concern

Philip Asherson

Ch. 2: Clinical Assessment of ADHD in Adults

Craig Surman

Ch. 3: Treatment Planning for Adults with ADHD

Craig Surman

Ch. 4: Neuropsychological Assessment of ADHD and Executive Function Deficits in Adults

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 5: Stimulant Pharmacotherapy for Adults with ADHD

Paul G. Hammerness

Ch. 6: Non-Stimulant Drug Treatments for Adults with ADHD

David Coghill

Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD

Laura Knouse

Steven Safren

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 2: Clinical Assessment of ADHD in Adults

Craig Surman

Ch. 3: Treatment Planning for Adults with ADHD

Craig Surman

Ch. 4: Neuropsychological Assessment of ADHD and Executive Function Deficits in Adults

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 5: Stimulant Pharmacotherapy for Adults with ADHD

Paul G. Hammerness

Ch. 6: Non-Stimulant Drug Treatments for Adults with ADHD

David Coghill

Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD

Laura Knouse

Steven Safren

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 3: Treatment Planning for Adults with ADHD

Craig Surman

Ch. 4: Neuropsychological Assessment of ADHD and Executive Function Deficits in Adults

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 5: Stimulant Pharmacotherapy for Adults with ADHD

Paul G. Hammerness

Ch. 6: Non-Stimulant Drug Treatments for Adults with ADHD

David Coghill

Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD

Laura Knouse

Steven Safren

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 4: Neuropsychological Assessment of ADHD and Executive Function Deficits in Adults

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 5: Stimulant Pharmacotherapy for Adults with ADHD

Paul G. Hammerness

Ch. 6: Non-Stimulant Drug Treatments for Adults with ADHD

David Coghill

Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD

Laura Knouse

Steven Safren

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 5: Stimulant Pharmacotherapy for Adults with ADHD

Paul G. Hammerness

Ch. 6: Non-Stimulant Drug Treatments for Adults with ADHD

David Coghill

Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD

Laura Knouse

Steven Safren

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 5: Stimulant Pharmacotherapy for Adults with ADHD

Paul G. Hammerness

Ch. 6: Non-Stimulant Drug Treatments for Adults with ADHD

David Coghill

Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD

Laura Knouse

Steven Safren

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Paul G. Hammerness

Ch. 6: Non-Stimulant Drug Treatments for Adults with ADHD

David Coghill

Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD

Laura Knouse

Steven Safren

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 6: Non-Stimulant Drug Treatments for Adults with ADHD

David Coghill

Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD

Laura Knouse

Steven Safren

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

David Coghill

Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD

Laura Knouse

Steven Safren

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD

Laura Knouse

Steven Safren

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman

Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities

Esther Sobanski

Georgios Paslakis

Michael Schredl

Stephanie Daffner

Barbara Alm

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment

Inmaculada Escamilla Canales

Ch. 10: ADHD in Families

Thomas Jans

Christian Jacob

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults

Anton Pesok

Daniela de Bustamante Carim

Helenice Charchat Fichman


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781627032483
Publisher: Springer (Humana Press)
Publication date: November, 2012
Pages: 256

Subcategories: General Practice, Psychiatry