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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) $129.00
Editors: Stuart M. Gordon and Aileen E. Mitchell
Book Description:
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a psychiatric condition affecting young children and adolescents, characterized by inappropriate high levels of hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity. A strong genetic basis for ADHD has been documented by family, twin and adoption studies. Dopamine, a neurotransmitter, has been implicated to play an important role in ADHD since the most frequently prescribed drugs for ADHD are targeted at the dopaminergic system. Unfortunately, the disease continues into adulthood in 30-70% of patients. It has been proposed that ADHD may lead to memory deficits, delinquency, substance abuse, and problematic personality disorders, in addition to being one of the highest risk factors for other mental illnesses. This new book gathers the latest research from around the globe in this field.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Psychostimulant–Induced Developmental Neuroadaptation: Implications for the Treatment of ADHD;pp. 1-49
(Normand Carrey, Teena Chase, Jayne Katerina Allen and Michael Wilkinson, Department of Psychiatry Dalhousie University and IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and others)

ADHD and Dysthymic Disorder in Children and Adolescents: Recent Insights from Cognitive Neuroscience and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging;pp. 51-84
(Alasdair Vance, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children's Hospital, South East Building, Melbourne, Australia)

Modeling the Mesocortical Variant of ADHD: The Naples High Excitability Rats;pp. 85-106
(Lucia A. Ruocco, Adolfo G. Sadile,Ugo A.Gironi Carnevale, Dept. Exptl Medicine, Second Univ. Naples, Italy)

Major Candidate Gene Study on Eastern Indian Indo-Caucasoid Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Probands;pp. 107-144
(K Mukhopadhyay, N Bhaduri, M Das, K Sarkar, S Sinha, Manovikas Biomedical Research and Diagnostic Centre, MRIH, West Bengal, and others)

Coercive Processes and Child Vagal Tone in Families of Preschoolers with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder;pp. 145-163
(Emily Neuhaus, Theodore P. Beauchaine, M. Jamila Reid, & Carolyn Webster-Stratton, University of Washington)

A Review of the Dopamine System in the Animal Models of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder;pp. 167-188
(LiQi, Yew DT, The Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, and others)

Homeopathic Treatment of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Results of a Long-Term Study Over 5 Years, Including a Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Crossover Trial [1,2,3,4];pp. 189-205
(Heiner Frei, Klaus von Ammon, André Thurneysen, Regula Everts, Franz Kaufmann, Daniel Walther, Maja Steinlin, Shu-Fang Hsu-Schmitz, Marco Collenberg, Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, KIKOM, University of Berne, Switzerland, and others)

ADHD and Sleep;pp. 207-221
(Ahmad Ghanizadeh, MD., Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran and others)

Environmental Contributions to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders;pp. 223-238
(Masami Ishido, Environmental Risk Research Programme, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Onogawa, Tsukuba, Japan)

Chronic Methylphenidate Modulates the Circadian Activity Pattern of Adolescent SD Male Rats;pp. 239-256
(Mohamed F. Algahim, Pamela B. Yang, Victor T. Wilcox, Keith M. Burau, Alan C. Swann, and Nachum Dafny, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas and others)

Psychopharmacology in Children, Adolescents and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD);pp. 257-272
(Donald E Greydanus and Joav Merrick, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Pediatrics Program, Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, and others)

The Genetics of ADHD;pp. 273-284
(Mohd Shamsi, Aliya Shamsi, Sunanda Muralee, Rajesh R.Tampi, Yale University and others)

Motor Ability and Adaptive Behavior in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder;pp. 285-296
(Hui-Yi Wang and Tzu-Hsiu Huang, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Science, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Persons with Intellectual Disability;pp. 297-302
(Eli Carmeli and Joav Merrick, Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel and others)

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   Series:
      Psychiatry - Theory, Applications and Treatments
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2009 4th Quarter
   Pages: 319 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-699-4
   Status: AV
  
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