ADHD-What Can We Do?
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Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD and Your Defiant Child. He has also published six assessment scales and more than 280 scientific articles and book chapters on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, executive functioning, and childhood defiance, and is editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, Dr. Barkley is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the APA, among other honors. His website is www.russellbarkley.org.
"Brings the viewer into the lives and homes of those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder to show the many avenues of help available....Dr. Barkley discusses effective treatments for ADHD and illustrates how parent training, appropriate educational intervention, behavior modification, and medical management can yield very positive results. An excellent resource for parents who are struggling to find some answers for their children and for educators and healthcare professionals who teach or treat those with ADHD."--Harvey C. Parker, PhD