Editors: Michael Fitzgerald, Michael Gill, Mark Bellgrove.
2007. Price £100 / €120. ISBN 0-470-01444-x. 544 Pages.
This book focuses on child and adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is the definitive reference book on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It has contributions from USA, Australia, Ireland, and the United Kingdom including Russell Schachar, Eric Taylor, Stephen Farone, F. Xavier Castellanos, Sam Goldstein, David Hay, Florence Levy and Mary Solanto.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a prevalent disorder of childhood affecting approximately 5% of school-aged children and adults. It is characterised by developmentally inappropriate levels of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Despite its diagnostic validity, the disorder remains controversial with a great deal of misunderstanding among professionals and the public about the condition.
The Handbook of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a major clinical and research handbook presenting the latest research from those working at the cutting-edge of ADHD. It covers a range of topics including neurobiology, psychopharmacology, educational and psychological aspects of ADHD and is a one-of-a-kind reference for anyone working or researching in this area. It is the International Gold Standard Textbook on Child and Adult ADHD.
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