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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Handbook

A Physician's Guide to ADHD

Authors: Millichap, J. Gordon

  • Designed for physicians with each subject area supported by scientifically-controlled studies and approximately 400 references to peer-reviewed articles
  • Discusses in detail drug and alternative dietary therapies
  • Author has more than forty years of experience in treating patients with ADHD and related disorders and was Founding Director of the pediatric neurology training programs at the Mayo Clinic and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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About this book

Readers of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Handbook: A Physician's Guide to ADHD, second edition will find a concise and scholarly work covering the most recent advances in causes and management of ADHD. The book provides answers to the numerous questions that surround ADHD, such as: How is ADHD diagnosed? What causes ADHD? What are the risks of associated learning and behavior disorders, tics, seizures, and headaches? What treatments are available? What are the choices of medications and the risks of side effects? Do children outgrow ADHD?

Author, J. Gordon Millichap, M.D., F.R.C.P., is a pediatric neurologist with more than 40 years experience in treating children, adolescents, and young adults with ADHD and related medical disorders (tics, Tourette syndrome, headache, seizures, learning disorders, dyslexia). Dr. Millichap has done research studies on medications and dietary therapies for ADHD, and advises on the pros and cons of medications vs. alternative therapies. He has experience with the long-term effects of medications, their side effects, and ways to minimize risks. Dr. Millichap is the Director of the Attention Deficit Disorder Clinic, Division of Neurology, at Children’s Memorial Hospital, and Professor Emeritus at Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois.

His vast clinical and research experience coalesce in A Physician's Guide to ADHD, a comprehensive and clinically useful guide for any medical professional treating patients with ADHD.

Reviews

From the reviews of the second edition:

“Millichap a pediatric neurologist who treats individuals with ADHD and related medical disorders provides a clear and wide ranging guide for pediatricians and residents and fellows in pediatrics, pediatric neurology, neurology and psychiatry as well as mental health professionals, teachers and students to the diagnosis causes risks treatments and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. … This edition has been expanded and revised to incorporate advances from the last decade and new references.” (SciTech Book News, June, 2010)

“This second edition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Handbook thoroughly and completely outlines every known clinical aspect of this disorder. In twelve dedicated sections, Doctor Millichap outlines the historical aspects, clinical features, diagnostic criteria and methods, and treatment modalities. … the text is directed primarily to pediatricians, pediatric residents, educators, and clinical psychologists/psychiatrists. … This handbook should be in the hands of all practicing pediatricians, primary and secondary educators, neurologists, and academic libraries.” (Harry L. Messmore and William H. Wehrmacher, Comprehensive Therapy, Summer, 2010)

“In this second edition of the book, Dr. Millichap explains the disorder and it subtypes in a concise and scholarly work covering the most recent advances in causes and management of ADHD. This book is directed to pediatricians, pediatric neurologists, and psychiatrists and is written in a way to be helpful for comprehensive therapists, teachers and parents also. ADHD is often times debated to be under diagnosed or over diagnosed depending upon with whom you are talking.” (William H. Wehrmacher, Indermohan S. Thethi and Harry Messmore, Comprehensive Therapy, Fall, 2010)


Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Definition and History of ADHD

    Millichap, J. Gordon, MD

    Pages 1-7

  • Causative Factors

    Millichap, J. Gordon, MD

    Pages 9-30

  • Symptoms and Signs of ADHD

    Millichap, J. Gordon, MD

    Pages 31-38

  • Diagnosis and Laboratory Tests

    Millichap, J. Gordon, MD

    Pages 39-45

  • Oppositional, Conduct, and Other ADHD Comorbid Disorders

    Millichap, J. Gordon, MD

    Pages 47-58

Buy this book

eBook $59.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-1397-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-1396-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $74.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-2021-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Rent the eBook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
  • can be used across all devices
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Handbook
Book Subtitle
A Physician's Guide to ADHD
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-1397-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-1397-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4419-1396-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-2021-7
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVII, 182
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations
Additional Information
Originally published 1998 by Pnb Publishers
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