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Ingersoll A well-rounded book, dealing with the diagnostic process and also practical, real-world behavioral issues. By Goldstein and Goldstein This book is useful for parents and also for teachers.
It discusses how the traits of a hyperactive child may get him into trouble at school and make him the family scapegoat at home. It discusses parenting techniques and advocates multi-modal treatment.
He sees it as a valid cluster of personality traits that have only become problematic as our society has shifted to a more sedentary, detail-oriented lifestyle. This book raises the interesting question of how much an individual should conform to society and how much society should make efforts to accommodate individual differences 5.
This can be heavy reading for the lay person. It is easy to read selected parts individually. The humorous illustrations are a plus. Driven to Distraction and Answers to Distractions by Drs.
Answers is particularly good reading for adults with short attention spans because it presents material in short chunks. Some adolescents could benefit from these books too. The authors identify types of ADHD girls.
Active girls may act like tomboys. They may socialize with boys.
They are active, and may engage in impulsive escapades. Another group of girls shows their ADHD by talkativeness and excessive socializing. They too may become involved in risky behavior. Some girls with ADHD seem to fade into the background.
They are shy and inattentive. They may have few friends and are more likely to be depressed.
The last group is often escapes diagnosis until adolescence or adulthood. These are the very smart girls who have the ability to put in an extraordinary effort to hyper-focus.
Adults see them as achievers but are often unaware of the anxiety and extreme effort the such girls use in order to compensate for their inattentiveness. Such girls are often anxious and self-critical. This is an excellent resource for parents and adolescents. I have only one criticism.
The screening checklists in each chapter are fairly non-specific. The lists highlight the fact that ADHD may manifest itself differently in girls.The NAADAC Code of Ethics was written to govern the conduct of its members and it is the accepted Standard of Conduct for Addiction Professionals certified by the National Certification Commission.
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This will hinder their emotional growth—causing them to remain stuck in one particular stage. Therefore, this child will not develop and maintain a normal level of trust in his/her parents. This is a fantastic read Jur. I would like to know if evening primrose oil could be a substitute for the beneficial effects of fish oil?
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Carol Watkins, M.D., a child psychiatrist and Nicole, a middle school student (now a high school student--we've been at this for three years), both review books on ADHD, depression, family problems, decision-making and many other topics.