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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...

My Grandpa Had a Stroke

My Grandpa Had a Stroke

What's a stroke?" "Why can't Grandpa move his arm?" "Why does he seem so different?" "Will he get better?" "Why did this have to happen to my grandpa?" "Who will take care of him?" Ryan loves spending Saturdays with his Grandpa, riding in the truck, stopping at Morrie's Diner for breakfast,and fishing on Hall Lake. But when...

Clouds and Clocks: A Story for Children Who Soil

Clouds and Clocks: A Story for Children Who Soil

Andrew's father died when he was a baby, his mother is away all day at work, and now his beloved grandfather must go to the hospital. Upset and worried, Andrew begins to soil. With a visit to the pediatrician and to a therapist, Andrew gets the treatments he needs to feel better and start using the toilet again. This book contains a Note to Parents by psychologist Virginia Shiller, PhD, on...

The Very Lonely Bathtub

The Very Lonely Bathtub

At first Claudia enjoys her new bathtub, which becomes in turn a fire engine, a floating hospital, and a spaceship, but then she grows tired of being clean and refuses to take a bath, no matter how dirty she gets.

Sammy's Mommy Has Cancer

Sammy's Mommy Has Cancer

This warm, sensitive, and straightforward story will help young children understand and accept the changes in their lives when a parent is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Parents will welcome this valuable aid in explaining the illness to their children. Sharing the book together, families will find encouragement in dealing with their sorrow, hopes, and small joys during a...

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