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Taking charge of ADHD : the complete, authoritative guide for parents / Russell A. Barkley, PhD.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College. (Show)
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Summary:

Now in a revised and updated fourth edition, this comprehensive, bestselling work has earned its place as the leading resource for parents. Prominent authority Russell A. Barkley guides parents to understand why 6- to 18-year-olds with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) act the way they do--and provides practical steps to help them live up to their potential. Readers learn how to find the right professional help, get needed support at school, and manage challenging behavior using proven techniques. Packed with realistic stories and problem-solving ideas, this empathic guide is solidly grounded in science. New to the fourth edition are a chapter on health risks associated with ADHD, the latest information on the causes of the disorder, current facts on medications, a new discussion of sibling issues, advice for parents who might have ADHD themselves, and much more. Purchasers can download and print several practical tools.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 618.928589 BARKL2020 4th ed. (Text) 39705000052729 New Book Shelf Book None 06/16/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781462543199
  • ISBN: 1462543197
  • ISBN: 9781462542673
  • ISBN: 1462542670
  • Physical Description: xv, 381 pages ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
  • Publisher: New York : The Guilford Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-364) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: A guiding philosophy for parents of children with ADHD -- PART 1: UNDERSTANDING ADHD -- What is attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder? -- "What's really wrong with my child?": Poor self-control -- What causes ADHD? -- What does not cause ADHD? -- What to expect: The developmental nature of the disorder -- The family context of a child with ADHD -- PART 2: TAKING CHARGE: HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL EXECUTIVE PARENT -- Deciding to have your child evaluated for ADHD -- Preparing for the evaluation -- Coping with the diagnosis of ADHD -- Just for parents: how to take care of yourself -- PART 3: MANAGING LIFE WITH ADHD: HOW TO COPE AT HOME AND AT SCHOOL -- Eight steps to better behavior -- Taking charge at home: The art of problem solving -- How to help your child with peer problems -- Getting through adolescence / Arthur L. Robin, PhD -- Off to school on the right foot: Managing your child's education / Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD -- Enhancing education at school and at home: Methods for success from kindergarten through grade 12 / Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD -- Keeping school performance in perspective -- PART 4: MEDICATIONS FOR ADHD -- The approved effective stimulant medicines -- Other medicines -- Support services for parents -- Suggesting reading.
Summary, etc.:
Now in a revised and updated fourth edition, this comprehensive, bestselling work has earned its place as the leading resource for parents. Prominent authority Russell A. Barkley guides parents to understand why 6- to 18-year-olds with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) act the way they do--and provides practical steps to help them live up to their potential. Readers learn how to find the right professional help, get needed support at school, and manage challenging behavior using proven techniques. Packed with realistic stories and problem-solving ideas, this empathic guide is solidly grounded in science. New to the fourth edition are a chapter on health risks associated with ADHD, the latest information on the causes of the disorder, current facts on medications, a new discussion of sibling issues, advice for parents who might have ADHD themselves, and much more. Purchasers can download and print several practical tools.
Subject: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder > Popular works.
Child rearing > Popular works.

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