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Taking Charge of ADHD, Fourth Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents

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Taking Charge of ADHD, Fourth Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents

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The leading parent resource about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment has now been revised and updated with the latest information and resources. Prominent authority Russell A. Barkley compassionately guides you to:

*Understand why kids with ADHD act the way they do.
*Get an accurate diagnosis.
*Work with school and health care professionals to find needed support.
*Implement a proven eight-step behavior management plan.
*Build your child's academic and social skills.
*Restore harmony at home.

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, downloadable practical tools, and much more.

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD and Your Defiant Child. He has also published six assessment scales and more than 300 scientific articles and book chapters on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, executive functioning, and childhood defiance, and is editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, Dr. Barkley is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the APA, among other honors. His website is

ISBN: 9781462542673

ISBN-10: 9781462542673

Publisher: The Guilford Press

Publication Date: 06/12/2020 - 12:00am

On Sale: 06/12/2020 - 12:00am

Pages: 381

Language: English


Family & Relationships / Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD-ADHD)

Medical / Mental Health

Psychology / Psychopathology / Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD-ADHD)

Social Science / Social Work

Education / Special Education / Behavioral, Emotional & Social Disabilities