"There are few places where the wisdom of science and careful practice are articulated as well as in the second edition of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment....The state-of-the-art treatment section makes it clear that psychosocial interventions are an essential part of ADHD treatment. Especially work with patients and families, and a practical chapter on working with ADHD children in schools....Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Clinical Workbook is a nice companion to the handbook, and includes most of the forms necessary to supplement the model clinical evaluation and treatment program for individuals with ADHD. It is a 'must' for the clinician who would like to follow the guidance of Barkley and his colleagues. Together, these two excellent and practical guides for practitioners, as well as useful reference tool for investigators. Barkley and his colleagues are to be congratulated on another job well done." --Psychiatric Times
A comprehensive, multi-informant workbook suggesting the need for cooperation among individuals to evaluate data from several sources...The use of norms and standard deviations are quite useful in the diagnostic realm while the interview forms and history forms are excellent information-gathering devices so important to the global understanding of the condition and associated difficulties...The parent handout sheets provide extremely concise, easily understood information which may be very helpful in working with parents and teachers. In addition, the home-school forms allow foreffective ongoing interaction between individuals closely involved with students as well as assist in planning intervention strategies and evaluate effectiveness of such strategies. -- Psychological Examiner (review of the previous edition)
About the Author
Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Barkley has published numerous books and five assessment scales, plus more than 260 scientific articles and book chapters on ADHD, executive functioning, and childhood defiance. He is also the editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, he is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association, and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. His website is www.russellbarkley.org.
Kevin R. Murphy, PhD, former chief of the Adult ADHD Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, is a clinical psychologist who specializes in assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults with ADHD. He also is on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.