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The Truth About ADHD and Other Neurobiological Disorders
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Karen H. Meyers, Ph.D.; Robert N. Golden, M.D., and Fred. L. Peterson, Ph.D., General Editors
  • From the Series: The Truth About
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  • ISBN-10: 1438129726
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-2972-3
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $40.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 03/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 618
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 192

Summary

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder; that is, it is an illness of the nervous system caused by genetic, metabolic, or other biological factors. The symptoms that people with this and other neurobiological illnesses experience are not merely psychological; they are built into the basic wiring of the brain. Scientists do not know exactly what causes the brain's wiring to be different, although in most cases there is an inherited component, making it clear that genes are involved.

The Truth About ADHD and Other Neurobiological Disorders provides a complete, informative guide to the symptoms, causes, treatments, and issues related to these disorders. Presented in a straightforward manner, this new A-to-Z resource is essential for readers in search of guidance and knowledge on these disorders.

Entries include:

  • ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Autism
  • Conduct disorder
  • Dyslexia
  • Hyperactivity
  • Medications for ADHD
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Prevalence and epidemiology of ADHD
  • Sensory integration dysfunction.

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