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ADHD: The Facts


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SECTION ONE - INTRODUCTION; 1. What is ADHD?; SECTION TWO - SOME CHARACTERISTIC DIFFICULTIES; 2. Poor concentration; 3. Impulsivity; 4. Excessive movement; 5. Learning difficulties; 6. Defiance; 7. Low self esteem; 8. Social clumsiness; 9. Emotional disorders; SECTION THREE - THE CAUSE OF ADHD; 10. An impairment in brain function; SECTION FOUR - HOW ADHD IS DIAGNOSED; 11. Diagnosis and assessment; SECTION FIVE - MULTI-MODAL TREATMENT; 12. Home management; 13. School management; 14. Behaviour modification; 15. Medicines - general principles; 16. A guide to specific medicines; SECTION SIX; 17. Unconventional treatments; SECTION SEVEN - ADULTHOOD; 18. Will he grow out of it?; CONCLUSION; Appendix - useful internet sites


... provides healthcare professionals, parents and teachers with an invaluable insight and understanding. Community Practitioner ... remarkably comprehensive considering its small (pocket-book) format. Indeed, it could almost be sub-titled 'all you ever wanted to know about ADHD and were afraid to ask'... the same author has another title in the series, on dyslexia, and there is also a book on autism. I have to say that if the others are as good as this one, they certainly are worth buying and reading. Nurturing Potential, Issue 11

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