ADHD in Adolescents : Development, Assessment, and Treatment Hardback
Bringing together leading authorities, this much-needed volume synthesizes current knowledge about the nature, impact, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the crucial developmental period of adolescence.
Contributors explore the distinct challenges facing teens with ADHD as they navigate intensifying academic demands; new risks in the areas of driving, substance use, and romantic relationships; and co-occurring mental health problems.
Best practices in clinical assessment are presented.
Chapters on treatment--several of which include illustrative case examples--review interventions targeting motivation, executive functioning, and homework problems, as well as applications of cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness.
The book also examines medication issues specific to this age group.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 426 pages
- Publisher: Guilford Publications
- Publication Date: 23/01/2020
- Category: Psychology
- ISBN: 9781462541836