ADHD in Adults- Video Plus Manual and Guide PDF ePub eBook

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ADHD in Adults- Video Plus Manual and Guide free pdf This instructive program integrates information about ADHD with actual experiences of adults from a range of professions: from a lawyer to a mother who works in her home. It illustrates the real impact ADHD has on affected adults. Interviews with adults who suffer from the disorder, their families, and the clinicians who treat them bring the issues and problems surrounding adult ADHD to life. Informing the audience about ADHD in adulthood and how it differs from the childhood disorder, the program clearly describes symptoms, behaviors, and associated disorders. The program explores common issues that confront adults with ADHD, such as the effect of ADHD on the family, relationships between adults and children who both have ADHD, personal coping mechanisms, and unexpected positive features of the disorder. Utilizing a number of explanatory graphics that make the program contents easily accessible, Barkley rounds out this overview with a description of his new theory of ADHD which explains, in great detail, why these adults have difficulty making adjustments in their lives. Manual Included with this video program is a 28-page manual that professionals will keep on hand as a quick reference and resource. It details the primary characteristics of ADHD in adults, discussing how symptoms vary from ADHD in children. The causes of ADHD, as well as associated problems are detailed, and clinical issues of evaluation and treatment are covered. The manual includes suggested reading lists for professionals and for adults with ADHD, and information on where readers can learn more about the disorder.

About Barkley

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry andPediatricsat the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Barkley has published numerous books and five assessment scales, plus more than 260 scientific articles and book chapters on ADHD, executive functioning, and childhood defiance. He is also the editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, he is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association, and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. His website is www.russellbarkley.org."

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Author : Barkley
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Data Published : 05 July 1994
ISBN : 0898629861
EAN : 9780898629866
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 28 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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