Assessing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Arthur D. Anastopoulos and Terri L. Shelton.

This volume provides child health care professionals and educators with a comprehensive set of empirically-driven, process-oriented guidelines for assessing children and adolescents who exhibit symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). The content of Assessing attention-deficit/h...

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Main Author: Anastopoulos, Arthur D., 1954-
Other Authors: Shelton, Terri L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, [2001]
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Summary:This volume provides child health care professionals and educators with a comprehensive set of empirically-driven, process-oriented guidelines for assessing children and adolescents who exhibit symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). The content of Assessing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder includes a detailed description of the defining features of AD/HD, along with a comprehensive discussion of the manner in which AD/HD and its associated features unfold across the life span. Also presented is a comprehensive review and critique of various assessment procedures. Against this background, the reader is guided through the process of selecting measures and arriving at an accurate AD/HD diagnosis. The text also reviews the process of translating assessment data into treatment recommendations, giving feedback to children and families, and evaluating treatment effectiveness.
Physical Description:xvi, 349 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-280) and indexes.
ISBN:0306463881
9780306463884