ADHD in adults : characterization, diagnosis, and treatment [E-Book] / edited by Jan K. Buitelaar, Cornelis C. Kan, Philip J. Asherson.
Buitelaar, Jan K., (editor)
Kan, Cornelis C., (editor) / Asherson, Philip, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
1 online resource (xii, 314 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • The course and persistence of ADHD throughout the life-cycle
  • The prevalence and correlates of adult ADHD
  • Gender differences in ADHD
  • Quantitative and molecular genetic studies of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults
  • Structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging findings in adults with ADHD
  • Electrophysiological studies of adult ADHD
  • Emission tomography in adult ADHD
  • Diagnosing ADHD in adults
  • Neurocognitive characteristics of adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Adult ADHD and mood disorders
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and anxiety disorders in adults
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and the substance use disorders
  • Adult ADHD and organic brain disorders (including psychotic symptoms and tics)
  • Overlap between ADHD and autism spectrum disorder in adults
  • ADHD in adults with intellectual disabilities
  • ADHD, personality, and its disorders
  • Stimulant treatment of adult ADHD
  • The use of nonstimulant drugs in the treatment of adult ADHD
  • Medication management in adult ADHD
  • Abuse potential of stimulant drugs used to treat ADHD
  • Psychoeducation for adults with ADHD: impressions from the field
  • Coaching in ADHD
  • Clinical applications of research on cognitive-behvioral therapies for adults with ADHD
  • Neurofeedback training for adult ADHD
  • Alternative and complementary treatments for ADHD
  • Afterword: ADHD in adults- toward a new definition in DSM-V.