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1st Edition

ADHD-What Do We Know?

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ISBN 9781593854171
Published December 7, 2006 by Guilford Press
31 Pages

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Book Description

Covering all the basic issues surrounding ADHD, this program is highly instructive. Through commentary from Dr. Barkley and interviews with parents, teachers, and children, viewers gain an understanding of:

*The causes and prevalence of ADHD
*Effects on children's learning and behavior
*Other conditions that may accompany ADHD
*Long-term prospects for children with the disorder.



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 280 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


As the parent of a child diagnosed with ADHD, Dr. Barkley's video has helped me to understand and better deal with my son's behavior. For the first time, I feel as though someone really understands what this disorder is all about.--Debbie Vahrenkamp
-The easy flow between Barkley's comments, clips of patients, and interchanges with parents and teachers makes for an engaging viewing experience.--Contemporary Psychology, 10/24/2006ƒƒThe information here will promote compassion and enlightened treatment and help insure successful, happy, productive lives for those with ADHD.--Library Journal, 10/24/2006ƒƒCan successfully be used for teacher in-service training, support groups, or group therapy....This is a well-produced video that sheds light on a disorder often misdiagnosed and frequently ignored.--Video Rating Guide for Libraries, 10/24/2006