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If you are a woman who has been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or the parent of a girl with the condition, this book offers help. 100 Questions & Answers About Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Women and Girls provides authoritative, practical answers to common questions about this disorder. Written by a renowned ADHD specialist, this book presents important information about common symptoms, the diagnosis process, management, and sources of support for women and girls with ADHD. An invaluable resource, this book provides the necessary tools for anyone coping with the emotional turmoil caused by ADHD.
Table of Contents
Part 1 ADHD in Women and Girls: What are the Differences?
Part 2 ADHD and Coexisting Conditions Commonly Seen in Girls and Women
Part 3 Treatment of ADHD in Girls and Women
Part 4 Other Issues Faced by Girls and Women with ADHD
Part 5 Getting More Help for ADHD
This is a Jones & Bartlett title, distributed throughout Europe by Class Publishing.
“Dr. Quinn has condensed her 40 years of clinical and research experience into an easy-to-read, evidence-based guide for people and families who struggle with AD/HD. This book sharpens its focus on girls and women whose unique experience with the disorder have often been overlooked. The question-and-answer format of this excellent book makes it easy to quickly find the information you need. I will recommend it my patients.”
- David W. Goodman, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Director, Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Center of Maryland
“Dr. Patricia O. Quinn consolidates the lessons of a career dedicated to understanding and helping women with AD/HD in this valuable book. In straightforward language, she presents practical recommendations grounded in her experience working with thousands of women with AD/HD and up-to-date science. Her caring and expert perspective shines throughout as she illuminates both the unique challenges faced by women with AD/HD and how women with AD/HD can overcome said challenges.”
- Craig Bruce Surman, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital