The Science of ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

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The Science of ADHD addresses the scientific status ofAttention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in an informed andaccessible way, without recourse to emotional or biased viewpoints.The author utilises the very latest studies to present a reasonedaccount of ADHD and its treatment.

  • Provides an up-to-date account of the neuroscience of ADHD, andthe limitations of such research
  • Addresses the scientific status of ADHD from an objective andevidence-based standpoint without recourse to emotional anduninformed argument
  • Describes and discusses the ever increasing scientificevidence
  • As a parent of a child with ADHD, the author has first-handexperience of the subject matter, and a unique understanding of theinformation parents require on the subject

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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a long-term disorderaffecting many children and adults. It is also a highlycontroversial psychiatric disorder; in its cause, its diagnosis,and the effect of diagnosis on the patient. This controversy isexacerbated by the commonly recommended treatment for the conditionâ?? Ritalin. The Science of ADHD addresses thescientific status of ADHD in an informed and accessible way,without recourse to emotional or biased viewpoints. The very lateststudies are used to present a reasoned account of ADHD and itstreatment.

The Science of ADHD is highly multidisciplinary, coveringthe areas of genetics, neuroscience, psychology and treatment. Theever increasing scientific evidence is described and discussed,informing the reader of the limitations of the science, but alsothe benefits that scientific enquiry can bring to understandingwhat goes on in the ADHD brain.

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Chris Chandler is Principal Lecturer in Psychobiology at London Metropolitan University. Chandler’s research interests have previously centred on the role of dopamine in behaviour. He is currently involved in projects researching the addiction and changes that can occur in information processing. He teaches on the biological aspects of behaviour, including ADHD and addiction.

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