Hyperactivity and Attention Disorders of Childhood


Hyperactivity and Attention Disorders of Childhood

Building on the success of the first edition and addressing the advances in the field since its publication, Seija Sandberg has brought together a distinguished, international team to review the area of attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorders (ADHD) in children and young adults. This new edition is thoroughly revised and updated, with new chapters dealing with the genetic background and the adult form of the disorder. Several of the topics dealt with in the first edition are being covered by new authors in the second.


 Reviews:

"This is an incredibly comprehensive book, which contains a wealth of information. This book will appeal to a broad readership, and I would recommend it particularly to all clinicians working with ADHD children." Lindsey Kent, Psychological Medicine

"...comprehensive...This book communicates issues of which many practitioners and researchers may not be aware..." Lindsey Kent, University of Birmingham, British Journal of Psychiatry

"Compiled by a distinguished group of internationally renowned experts in the fields of psychology, psychiatry and brain sciences, this influential and informative book presents current advances in the understanding of hyperactivity and attentional problems. It is a comprehensive work that aims to review and extend the considerable developments that have occurred in the conceptualization of, and research into, ADHD since the original publication in 1996...The range and diversity of the topics covered by this book is its major strength." British Journal of Clinical Psychology

'To any of us interested in brain-behaviour relationships their differentiation and origin is important and fascinating. Although we are only at the dawn of our understanding this book will definitely help that endeavour.' European Journal of Paediatric Neurology

'The range and diversity of the topics covered by this book is its major strength … the array and depth of the material reviewed makes this recommended reading for anyone working in this area.' British Journal of Clinical Psychology

'This is an incredibly comprehensive book, which contains a wealth of information.' Psychological Medicine

'All professionals involved in the management and care of people with ADHD will find the book very useful in increasing their understanding of the sometimes contradictory clinical picture and the underlying mechanisms of ADHD. Researchers in the field of child and adolescent mental health and developmental neuroscience will find the rapid expansion of scientific knowledge reviewed in detail and new issues emphasised.' European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Loading...