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Empowers parents of children with ADHD by giving them a step-by-step plan for behavior management, hard data on diagnosis and treatment, strategies for helping children succeed at school and in social situations, and information on advances in genetic and neurological research that enhance understanding of the causes of ADHD. Includes an annotated list of books, organizations, and Internet resources. This edition is revised to incorporate the most current information. Barkley is director of psychology and professor of psychiatry and neurology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.
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Synopsis:

A treasured parent resource since its publication, Taking Charge of ADHD provides authoritative information on ADHD and its treatment. From internationally renowned ADHD expert Russell A. Barkley, the book empowers parents by arming them with the knowledge, expert guidance, and confidence they need. Included are:

*A step-by-step plan for behavior management that has helped thousands of children.
*Current information on medications, including coverage of Strattera and extended-release stimulants.
*Strategies that help children succeed at school and in social situations.
*Advances in research on the causes of ADHD.
*Practical advice on managing stress and keeping peace in the family.
*Descriptions of books, organizations, and Internet resources that families can trust.

Synopsis:

A treasured resource, this book empowers parents by arming them with the knowledge, expert guidance, and confidence they need to ensure that their child with ADHD receives the best care possible. Dr. Barkley explains what the latest research reveals about the nature of ADHD, its causes, and the most effective treatment strategies. Described are the problems that children with the disorder typically face as they grow from toddlerhood through adolescence, and associated challenges facing the whole family. Drawing on decades of influential clinical work and research, the book provides concrete suggestions for improving children's behavior and school performance, enhancing their self-esteem, and restoring harmony to the home.

Synopsis:

Provides a step-by-step plan for behavior management, data on diagnosis and treatment, strategies for helping children succeed at school and in social situations, and information on advances in research.

Synopsis:

From distinguished researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley, this treasured parent resource gives you the science-based information you need about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment. It also presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for 6- to 18-year-olds with ADHD. Offering encouragement, guidance, and loads of practical tips, Dr. Barkley helps you:

*Make sense of your child's symptoms.

*Get an accurate diagnosis.

*Work with school and health care professionals to get needed support.

*Learn parenting techniques that promote better behavior.

*Strengthen your child's academic and social skills.

*Use rewards and incentives effectively.

*Restore harmony at home.

Updated throughout with current research and resources, the third edition includes the latest facts about medications and about what causes (and doesn't cause) ADHD.

See also Dr. Barkley's bestselling Taking Charge of Adult ADHD.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit

About the Author

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at 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.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Guiding Philosophy for Parents of Children with ADHD

I. Understanding ADHD

1. What Is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder?

2. “What’s Really Wrong with My Child?”: Poor Self-Control

3. What Causes ADHD?

4. What to Expect: The Nature of the Disorder

5. The Family Context of a Child with ADHD

II. Taking Charge: How to Be a Successful Executive Parent

6. Deciding to Have Your Child Evaluated for ADHD

7. Preparing for the Evaluation

8. Coping with the Diagnosis of ADHD

9. Fourteen Guiding Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD

10. Just for Parents: How to Take Care of Yourself

III. Managing Life with ADHD: How to Cope at Home and at School

11. Eight Steps to Better Behavior

12. Taking Charge at Home: The Art of Problem Solving

13. How to Help Your Child with Peer Problems

14. Getting through Adolescence, with Arthur L. Robin, PhD

15. Off to School on the Right Foot: Managing Your Child’s Education, with Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD

16. Enhancing Education at School and at Home: Methods for Success from Kindergarten through Grade 12, with Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD

17. Keeping School Performance in Perspective

IV. Medications for ADHD

18. The Approved Effective Medicines: Stimulants and Nonstimulants

19. Other Medicines: Antidepressants and Antihypertensives

Support Services for Parents

Suggested Reading and Videos

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572305601
Subtitle:
The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents
Author:
Barkley, Russell A.
Author:
Barkley, Russell A.
Publisher:
The Guilford Press
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Children with Special Needs
Subject:
Child rearing
Subject:
Pediatrics
Subject:
Parenting - Hyperactivity
Subject:
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130415
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
363
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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"Synopsis" by , A treasured parent resource since its publication, Taking Charge of ADHD provides authoritative information on ADHD and its treatment. From internationally renowned ADHD expert Russell A. Barkley, the book empowers parents by arming them with the knowledge, expert guidance, and confidence they need. Included are:

*A step-by-step plan for behavior management that has helped thousands of children.
*Current information on medications, including coverage of Strattera and extended-release stimulants.
*Strategies that help children succeed at school and in social situations.
*Advances in research on the causes of ADHD.
*Practical advice on managing stress and keeping peace in the family.
*Descriptions of books, organizations, and Internet resources that families can trust.

"Synopsis" by ,
A treasured resource, this book empowers parents by arming them with the knowledge, expert guidance, and confidence they need to ensure that their child with ADHD receives the best care possible. Dr. Barkley explains what the latest research reveals about the nature of ADHD, its causes, and the most effective treatment strategies. Described are the problems that children with the disorder typically face as they grow from toddlerhood through adolescence, and associated challenges facing the whole family. Drawing on decades of influential clinical work and research, the book provides concrete suggestions for improving children's behavior and school performance, enhancing their self-esteem, and restoring harmony to the home.

"Synopsis" by , Provides a step-by-step plan for behavior management, data on diagnosis and treatment, strategies for helping children succeed at school and in social situations, and information on advances in research.
"Synopsis" by ,
From distinguished researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley, this treasured parent resource gives you the science-based information you need about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment. It also presents a proven eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for 6- to 18-year-olds with ADHD. Offering encouragement, guidance, and loads of practical tips, Dr. Barkley helps you:

*Make sense of your child's symptoms.

*Get an accurate diagnosis.

*Work with school and health care professionals to get needed support.

*Learn parenting techniques that promote better behavior.

*Strengthen your child's academic and social skills.

*Use rewards and incentives effectively.

*Restore harmony at home.

Updated throughout with current research and resources, the third edition includes the latest facts about medications and about what causes (and doesn't cause) ADHD.

See also Dr. Barkley's bestselling Taking Charge of Adult ADHD.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit

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