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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Fourth Edition
A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment

Edited by Russell A. Barkley

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Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading authorities address all aspects of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, including psychological therapies and pharmacotherapy. Core components of ADHD are elucidated. The volume explores the impact of the disorder across a wide range of functional domains—behavior, learning, psychological adjustment, school and vocational outcomes, and health. All chapters conclude with user-friendly Key Clinical Points.

New to This Edition

“An excellent text for clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, and physicians seeking an up-to-date resource on ADHD. This book would be a good addition to any graduate psychology course on child or adult psychopathology where ADHD is an emphasized disorder. Barkley continues to work diligently, reviewing the ever growing body of research on this topic. He is to be commended for keeping the field current.”

Child and Family Behavior Therapy


“This book can realistically be read and used by anyone with an interest in ADHD. The book is easy to read, and it is a great tool for anyone in the field of mental health or working with patients with the diagnosis. I will be using this book in my practice as well as for medical students, therapists, parents, and residents in training….This book covers every aspect of knowledge, treatment, research, and more regarding the diagnosis of ADHD….This handbook is a great addition to the field of psychiatry and mental health….I have not come across another such treatment tool on ADHD as good as this one. It is a one stop shop for all necessary information. I would highly recommend this book to anyone in the field….*****!”

Doody's Review Service


“The standard reference in the field....[Barkley's] theory of ADHD brings together his own vast knowledge of ADHD and other areas….He is quite aware that he is breaking new ground, and that there is speculation in his formulations. But we are grateful he has put his good mind to developing this area. Having a theory to develop and test is a welcome development in this field....This book should be on every neuropsychologist's shelf.”

Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology (on the third edition)


“A much-needed and anticipated addition to any practicing clinician's library....Very well written, well edited, and well referenced.”

Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (on the third edition)


“Does not disappoint as the ultimate, authoritative reference for both researchers and clinicians....This volume is a major addition to the scientific literature about ADHD. Its depth and breadth are second to none, and every area discussed within the Handbook is treated exhaustively. The reviews of relevant research are focused, balanced, current, and highly relevant.”

PsycCRITIQUES (on the third edition)


“The field cries out for an authoritative handbook and this need has been filled by Russell Barkley, an undoubted leader as well as a pioneer in the field.”

Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease (on the third edition)


“A virtual encyclopedia of ADHD, this volume details current conceptualizations of this important, common, and controversial disorder, as well as future directions for the field. The fourth edition is remarkable for its wide-ranging scope and depth and its unique perspective that will be appreciated by both scientists and clinicians.”

—Mark A. Stein, PhD, ABPP, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington


“For over two decades, no reference has better synthesized the full scope of basic and clinical ADHD science than Barkley's Handbook. In its fourth edition, an expanded group of authors provides updated views on ADHD and its management, integrating recent research in brain imaging, genetics, neuropsychology, clinical phenomenology, and treatment. The volume's developmental perspective is highly useful and fully acknowledges ADHD as a lifespan disorder. The editor's Key Clinical Points in each chapter ensure that the book is as clinically relevant as it is complete. The Handbook remains essential reading for any clinician, researcher, or student with serious interest in ADHD.”

—James J. McGough, MD, MS, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles


“An impressive work bringing together many of the most prominent investigators of the etiology, assessment, and treatment of ADHD. The coverage is comprehensive, reflecting the voluminous literature on ADHD that, despite its size, remains characterized by unanswered questions. There is an important blend of theoretical update, review of evidence, and pragmatic application of findings. Updates from the prior edition are clearly identified and numerous; the book's format facilitates quick reference and application by busy professionals. Particularly intriguing and important is the diversity of viewpoints reflected across the chapters—the volume does not shy away from such diversity, but rather embraces it.”

—Brooke S. G. Molina, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Table of Contents

I. The Nature of ADHD

1. History of ADHD, Russell A. Barkley

2. Primary Symptoms, Diagnostic Criteria, Subtyping, and Prevalence of ADHD, Walter Roberts, Richard Milich, & Russell A. Barkley

3. Emotional Dysregulation is a Core Component of ADHD, Russell A. Barkley

4. Developmental and Neuropsychological Deficits in Children with ADHD, Lisa L. Weyandt & Bergljot Gyda Gudmundsdottir

5. Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Children with ADHD, Steven R. Pliszka

6. Educational Impairments in Children with ADHD, George J. DuPaul & Joshua M. Langberg

7. Families and ADHD, Charlotte Johnston & Andrea Chronis-Tuscano

8. Peer Relationships of Children with ADHD, Julia D. McQuade & Betsy Hoza

9. Developmental Progression and Gender Differences among Individuals with ADHD, Elizabeth B. Owens, Stephanie L. Cardoos, & Stephen P. Hinshaw

10. Executive Function Deficits in Adults with ADHD, Mary V. Solanto

11. Health Problems and Related Impairments in Children and Adults with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley

12. Educational, Occupational, Dating and Marital, and Financial Impairments in Adults with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley

13. Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders and Psychological Maladjustment in Adults with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley

14. Etiologies of ADHD, Russell A. Barkley

15. Theories of ADHD, Erik G. Willcutt

16. Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation Viewed as an Extended Phenotype: Implications of the Theory for ADHD and its Treatment, Russell A. Barkley

17. Concentration Deficit Disorder (Sluggish Cognitive Tempo), Russell A. Barkley

II. Assessment of ADHD

18. Psychological Assessment of Children with ADHD, Russell A. Barkley

19. Psychological Assessment of Adults with ADHD, J. Russell Ramsay

20. Diagnosing ADHD in Adults in the Primary Care Setting, Lenard A. Adler & Samuel Alperin

III. Treatment of Children and Teens with ADHD

21. Training Parents of Youth with ADHD, Anil Chacko, Carla C. Allan, Jodi Uderman, Melinda Cornwell, Lindsay Anderson, & Alyssa Chimiklis

22. Training Families of Adolescents with ADHD, Arthur L. Robin

23. Social Skills Training for Youth with ADHD, Amori Yee Mikami

24. Treatment of ADHD in School Settings, Linda J. Pfiffner & George J. DuPaul

25. Dietary Management of ADHD, Elizabeth Hurt & L. Eugene Arnold

26. Executive Function Training for Children with ADHD, Mark D. Rapport, Sarah A. Orban, Michael J. Kofler, Lauren M. Friedman, & Jennifer Bolden

27. Stimulant and Nonstimulant Medications for Childhood ADHD, Daniel F. Connor

28. Combined Treatments for ADHD, Bradley H. Smith & Cheri J. Shapiro

29. Driving Risk Interventions for Teens with ADHD, Gregory A. Fabiano & Nicole K. Schatz

30. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for ADHD, Amanda Bader & Andrew Adesman

IV. Treatment of Adults with ADHD

31. Psychological Counseling of Adults with ADHD, Kevin R. Murphy

32. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies for ADHD, Laura E. Knouse

33. Assessment and Management of ADHD in Educational and Workplace Settings in the Context of ADA Accommodations, Michael Gordon, Larry J. Lewandowski, & Benjamin J. Lovett

34. Counseling Couples Affected by Adult ADHD, Gina Pera

35. Pharmacotherapy of ADHD in Adults, Jefferson B. Prince, Timothy E. Wilens, Thomas J. Spencer, & Joseph Biederman


About the Editor

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and 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.

Contributors

Andrew Adesman, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Hofstra North Shore–Long Island Jewish School of Medicine, Hempstead, New York

Lenard A. Adler, MD, Departments of Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York

Carla C. Allan, PhD, ADHD Specialty Clinic, Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri

Samuel Alperin, BS, Hofstra North Shore–Long Island Jewish School of Medicine, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

Lindsay Anderson, MA, Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, New York, New York

L. Eugene Arnold, MD, MEd, Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Amanda Bader, BA, Department of Education, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

Joseph Biederman, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Joint Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, McLean General Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Jennifer Bolden, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

Stephanie L. Cardoos, MA, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California

Anil Chacko, PhD, Department of Applied Psychology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, New York

Alyssa Chimiklis, BA, Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, New York, New York

Andrea Chronis-Tuscano, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Da niel F. Connor, MD, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Medical School and Health Care, Farmington, Connecticut

Melinda Cornwell, BA, Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, New York, New York

George J. DuPaul, PhD, Department of Education and Human Services, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Gregory A. Fabiano, PhD, Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York

Lauren M. Friedman, BA, Department of Psychology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Michael Gordon, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York

Bergljot Gyda Gudmundsdottir, MA, Department of Psychology, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island

Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California

Betsy Hoza, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

Elizabeth Hurt, PhD, School of Professional Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Charlotte Johnston, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Laura E. Knouse, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia

Michael J. Kofler, PhD, Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

Joshua M. Langberg, PhD, Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Lawrence J. Lewandowski, PhD, Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Benjamin J. Lovett, PhD, Department of Psychology, State University of New York Cortland, Cortland, New York

Julia D. McQuade, PhD, Department of Psychology, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts

Amori Yee Mikami, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Richard Milich, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Kevin R. Murphy, PhD, Adult ADHD Clinic of Central Massachusetts, Northboro, Massachusetts

Sarah A. Orban, MS, Department of Psychology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Elizabeth B. Owens, PhD, Institute of Human Development, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California

Gina Pera, BS, author and educator, San Francisco, California

Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Stephen R. Pliszka, MD, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, Texas

Jefferson B. Prince, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Child Psychiatry, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center, Salem, Massachusetts

J. Russell Ramsay, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mark D. Rapport, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Walter Roberts, MS, Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Arthur L. Robin, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, and Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan

Nicole K. Schatz, PhD, Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York

Cheri J. Shapiro, PhD, Institute for Families in Society and College of Social Work, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Bradley H. Smith, PhD, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Mary V. Solanto, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York

Thomas J. Spencer, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Jodi Uderman, MA, Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, New York, New York

Lisa L. Weyandt, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island

Timothy E. Wilens, MD, Departments of Child Psychiatry and Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Erik G. Willcutt, PhD, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, Colorado

Audience

Child and adult clinical psychologists and psychiatrists; neuropsychologists; school psychologists and counselors; clinical social workers. Also of interest to pediatricians and primary care physicians.

Course Use

May serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses.
Previous editions published by Guilford:

Third Edition, © 2006
ISBN: 9781593852276

Second Edition, © 1998
ISBN: 9781572302754

First Edition, © 1991
ISBN: 9780898624434
New to this edition: