The Hyperactive Child, Adolescent, and Adult: Attention Deficit Disorder through the Lifespan

The Hyperactive Child, Adolescent, and Adult: Attention Deficit Disorder through the Lifespan

The Hyperactive Child, Adolescent, and Adult: Attention Deficit Disorder through the Lifespan

The Hyperactive Child, Adolescent, and Adult: Attention Deficit Disorder through the Lifespan

Synopsis

1. Introduction 2. The Characteristics of Children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) 3. The Causes of Attention Deficit Disorder 4. The Development of the Child with Attention Deficit Disorder 5. Treatment of the Child with Attention Disorder ("Hyperactivity") 6. Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults 7. Finding Help

Excerpt

In 1973 the first version of this book appeared, The Hyperactive Child, by Paul H. Wender. During several years of treating hyperactive children, my colleagues and I discovered that the parents of such children needed information about the nature, causes, and treatment of hyperactivity, and that no book was available with such data in a form suitable for the concerned layperson. The Hyperactive Child was written in response to this need, drawing on clinical and research experience as previously summarized in a book for physicians and other professionals working with children (P. H. Wender, Minimal Brain Dysfunction in Children. New York: Wiley, 1971).

In 1978 the second version of the book was published. The second edition contained new information about the medical and psychological management of hyperactivity, and also included a discussion of the learning disabilities that frequently -- but not always -- accompany hyperactivity.

This third version has been written for two reasons. One, it is a continuing update. Two, we have learned that problems associated with hyperactivity -- which is now usually described as . . .

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