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Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition
The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents
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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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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 Suggested Reading and Videos


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ISBN-13: 9781462508525
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Guilford Publications)
Publication date: April, 2013
Pages: 363

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