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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...

Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems

Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems

The essential, up-to-date guide for helping children with language and listening problems Does your child have trouble getting the right words out, following directions, or being understood? In this revised new edition of Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems, speech-language pathologist Patricia Hamaguchi-who has been helping children overcome problems like these for more than...

A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member, and Teacher Needs to Know

A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member, and Teacher Needs to Know

Autism is in the public spotlight now more than ever as new research and information appears almost daily. Although in many ways this is a positive development it also presents challenges to families and practitioners who want to keep up with the latest developments and are left to sift through new information by themselves to see what is credible and relevant for them.Each of us needs a...

Divorce & New Beginnings: A Complete Guide to Recovery, Solo Parenting, Co-Parenting, and Stepfamilies

Divorce & New Beginnings: A Complete Guide to Recovery, Solo Parenting, Co-Parenting, and Stepfamilies

A timely revision of a compassionate guide to the practical and emotional aspects of divorce The first edition of Divorce and New Beginnings helped countless men and women emerge from ruptured relationships and build new lives. Enriched with new insights uncovered by researchers and in the author’s work with over 2,000 families, this sensitive guidebook provides a wealth of proven coping...

The Unofficial Guide to Getting Pregnant (Unofficial Guides)

The Unofficial Guide to Getting Pregnant (Unofficial Guides)

The inside scoop... for when you want more than the official line! Once you decide to start a family, you may think pregnancy will occur quickly. However, it takes the average healthy young couple six months to a year to conceive. This guide helps you get in the best possible shape for conceiving, discussing conception and misconceptions in depth. If pregnancy doesn't happen ...

In the Firing Line: Violence and Power in Child Protection Work (Wiley Series in Child Care & Protection)

In the Firing Line: Violence and Power in Child Protection Work (Wiley Series in Child Care & Protection)

Serious child protection failures haunt health and welfare agencies around the world. This ground-breaking book provides evidence to link two issues of major concern to health and welfare professionals: the re-abuse of children and violence against child protection workers. Janet Stanley and Chris Goddard propose that by recognising the violence faced by protective workers, protection of...

The Fit and Healthy Dancer

The Fit and Healthy Dancer

Dance is a dangerous business. The scientific and medical communities are now beginning to acknowledge that many forms of dance are as strenuous and physically demanding as most sports activities. Indeed, several scientific and dance studies report that dancers face a greater risk of suffering long-term disabilities than other elite athletes. Certainly it is fairly safe to assume that most...

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