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ADHD, Revised Edition: The Great Misdiagnosis

ADHD, Revised Edition: The Great Misdiagnosis

This latest edition of Julian Haber's highly praised and controversial exploration of the rampant, and often incorrect, overuse of the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) includes a wealth of new information. The chapter on medication has been completely revised and now details when to use certain drugs, side effects that can be expected, and a thorough review and...

The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder

The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder

The American Psychiatric Association estimates that sixteen percent of children in the United States may have oppositional defiant disorder. These kids relentlessly push the boundaries set for them by authority figures. By exploring the mindset of O.D.D. children and explaining the way they operate, Dr. Douglas Riley teaches parents how to recognize the signs and modify the behavior of their...

ADHD and Teens

ADHD and Teens

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is the most common behavioraldisorder in American children. Teens with ADHD have an extremely high risk offailing in school, becoming drug abusers or alcoholics, breaking the law, andbecoming teenage parents. This manual offers practical advice to help parentscope with these problems.

Moms with ADD: A Self-Help Manual

Moms with ADD: A Self-Help Manual

Agonize no more, frustrated moms! MOMS WITH ADD is here to help. Rather than pathologize attention deficit disorder or speculate on causes or medical rationales, MOMS WITH ADD enables readers to recognize ADD and optimize their parenting skills. Filled with anecdotes, quotations, and examples, Christine A. Adamec, coauthor of Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? offers practical coping...

Water Pollution & Health (Health and the Environment)

Water Pollution & Health (Health and the Environment)

Water has been one of the most precious commodities of human beings; indeed it is essential to our survival. Humans use water for drinking, for cooking and cleaning, for industrial purposes, to water crops and feed animals, for fishing and transportation, and in religious ceremonies as well. Today, however, 40% of America's rivers and 46% of America s lakes are too polluted for fishing,...

Population Growth & Health (Health & the Environment)

Population Growth & Health (Health & the Environment)

The world's population, at nearly 6.5 billion, is growing by about 80 million people each year. As the world population continues to grow, great pressure is being placed on arable land, water, energy, and biological resources to provide an adequate supply of food while maintaining the integrity of our ecosystem. Population Growth & Health explores how the world s ever-faster growing...

Nutrition & You (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & You (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & You is a timely addition to your library, providing a unique view of individual nutrition as well as how it impacts the individual, the community, and the world. This engaging book provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition and then focuses on how nutrition affects health in so many ways physical growth and development, metabolism and energy level, mood and mental health,...

Nutrition & Society (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & Society (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & Society takes a broad view of society and presents nutrition in many contexts, including nutrition and cultural society, exploring the nutrition and dietary habits and customs in many cultures of the world; popular culture and nutrition, examining food fads and diets and food advertising and the portrayal on TV and in movies; geography and nutrition, looking at how local produce...

Nutrition & Poverty (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & Poverty (Nutrition: a Global View)

This extremely important book is devoted to exploring the links between poor nutrition and poverty. Combining clear and lively text with high-quality photos, Nutrition & Poverty presents an overview of the basic nutritional requirements for humans to function and goes on to thoroughly explore the many dimensions of the relationships between poverty, health, nutrition, and population....

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