Treating ADHD and Comorbid Disorders Psychosocial and Psychopharmacological Interventions (Paperback)
|Author: Steven R. Pliszka|
Children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) frequently experience co-occurring problems with aggression, mood swings, tics, anxiety, or depression. Organized around detailed case presentations, this highly informative book helps the clinician make sound decisions when assessing and treating the full range of ADHD comorbidities. Experienced child psychiatrist Steven Pliszka offers straightforward guidance on how to avoid common diagnostic errors, develop an individualized medication regimen, minimize health risks and side effects, collaborate successfully with parents, and tailor psychosocial treatments to each family''s needs. A reproducible structured interview facilitates sorting out symptoms and distinguishing between different comorbid disorders.