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Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults

90 pages
Hogrefe Publishing Corporation

The new updated edition of this popular text on assessing andtreating of adults with ADHD.

The new edition of this popular text incorporates the latest researchon assessment and treatment practices for adults with attentiondeficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The presentation of symptomsmay differ considerably in adulthood and without appropriatesymptom management, ADHD can significantly interfere in manyaspects of life. When properly identified and diagnosed, however,outcomes in adults with ADHD who receive appropriate treatment areencouraging.This volume is both a compact “how to” reference for use byprofessionals in their daily work and an ideal educational referencefor students, informing the reader of all aspects involved in theassessment and management of ADHD in adults. This edition alsoexplores how psychosocial adversity factors impact the developmentand functional impairments associated with ADHD and highlightsstrategies used in the multimodal treatment of ADHD in adults. Bestpractice approaches are offered for common problems encounteredwhen carrying out treatments.A companion volume ADHD in Children and Adolescents is alsoavailable.