ADHD in Adults: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management is the product of a unique collaboration of international specialists. This volume offers easy-to-read guidance, and includes checklists, rating scales and treatment planning tools. It was designed for a broad audience of caregivers working in diverse settings, including psychiatrists, social workers, primary care physicians, nurse specialists and psychologists. The authors are highly acclaimed clinicians, investigators and educators. They offer step-by-step guidance for implementation of best practices, drawing from clinical research and their experience treating thousands of patients. They cover diagnosis, treatment planning, and state-of-the-art application of pharmacology, psychotherapy, skill-building, family system and environmental interventions - for both simple and complex cases. The scales and worksheets in this Guide were developed to efficiently facilitate assessment and management. The Editor is an international leader in the field from the Clinical and Research Program in Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, which has made pioneering and highly cited contributions to the understanding of ADHD. This Guide is a definitive, indispensable resource for all health providers who wish to optimize their approach to adult patients with ADHD.
Ch. 1: ADHD in adults: a clinical concern Philip Asherson Ch. 2: Clinical Assessment of ADHD in Adults Craig Surman Ch. 3: Treatment Planning for Adults with ADHD Craig Surman Ch. 4: Neuropsychological Assessment of ADHD and Executive Function Deficits in Adults Daniela de Bustamante Carim Helenice Charchat Fichman Ch. 5: Stimulant Pharmacotherapy for Adults with ADHD Paul G. Hammerness Ch. 6: Non-Stimulant Drug Treatments for Adults with ADHD David Coghill Ch. 7: Psychosocial Treatment for Adult ADHD Laura Knouse Steven Safren Ch. 8: Managing ADHD in Adults with Common Comorbidities Esther Sobanski Georgios Paslakis Michael Schredl Stephanie Daffner Barbara Alm Ch. 9: Managing ADHD in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Emerging comorbidities, and tailored treatment Inmaculada Escamilla Canales Ch. 10: ADHD in Families Thomas Jans Christian Jacob Ch. 11: Clinical Dilemmas in the Assessment and Management of ADHD in Adults Anton Pesok Daniela de Bustamante Carim Helenice Charchat Fichman