This video provides an accessible introduction to Russell A. Barkley’s influential theory of the nature and origins of ADHD. The program brings to life the conceptual framework delineated in Dr. Barkley’s book ADHD and the Nature of Self-Control. Offering a compelling explanation of how ADHD develops in the individual, the program illuminates the roots of such symptoms as a reduced ability to inhibit one's behavior, problems with managing time effectively, and lack of foresight. Also demonstrated are concrete ways that our growing understanding of the disorder might facilitate more effective clinical interventions. The companion manual reviews and amplifies key ideas and contains helpful suggestions for further reading. The package also includes a leader’s guide, providing tips on the optimal use of the video with a variety of audiences.
|Publisher:||Guilford Publications, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
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.
Mental health clinicians and students, teachers and other school professionals, parents of children with ADHD, and adults with the disorder. The program is also suitable for viewing by parent groups, and for viewing in graduate-level courses and seminars.