Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects approximately 5 percent of American school-age children. In a classroom of thirty, it is likely that at least one child will have ADHD. Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a concise, clearly written overview of the condition’s symptoms and the range of possible treatments. Chapters explain: - How certain behavioral patterns can be misdiagnosed as ADHD - How early diagnosis and treatment of the condition is critical - How the various forms of the condition affect a child’s psychology and socialization - How parents can help to address the condition effectively
Understanding ADHD provides useful, up-to-date information on a condition that can be treated with early diagnosis and intervention. The book will prove useful to professionals and parents seeking a better understanding of children and childhood development.