Hundreds of thousands of parents have relied on this bestselling guide for practical, encouraging, science-based information about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ADHD and its treatment. Distinguished researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley helps parents make sense of their child's symptoms and work with school and health care professionals to get needed support. By following Dr. Barkley's eight-step behavior management plan specifically designed for 6- to 18-year-olds with ADHD, parents can boost the effectiveness of professional treatment, cultivate their child's strengths, and restore harmony at home. Updated throughout with new 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.
About the Author:
Russell A. Barkley, PhD, a leading scientific authority on ADHD, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Psychological Association, among other honors. The author of numerous bestselling books for professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of Adult ADHD, Dr. Barkley lectures worldwide and makes frequent media appearances. He has worked with children and families for over 35 years, during which time he and his wife have raised two sons of their own. His website is www.russellbarkley.org.