By Tobias Banaschewski, Alessandro Zuddas et al.

ISBN-10: 0198724306

ISBN-13: 9780198724308

This pocketbook serves as a concise and sensible consultant to the administration of ADHD for baby and adolescent psychiatrists and baby psychologists, paediatricians, trainees, psychiatric expert nurses, basic practitioners, and different psychological well-being execs. The pocketbook offers a basic advent to the scientific knowing, evaluate, and remedy of ADHD. This version has been up-to-date to incorporate new DSM-5 diagnostic standards (May 2013) and to mirror extra released reviews on ADHD within the grownup inhabitants, besides new information at the CNS stimulant drug LDX (Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate).

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Clinical implications of current understanding of the etiology of ADHD 23 pathogenesis CHAPTER 3 ADHD 24 with ADHD have significantly smaller brains in general, with the largest reduction in specific structures being found for cerebellum, corpus callosum, cerebrum (especially the right lobe), right caudate, and specific frontal regions (Valera et al. 2007). Grey matter differences have also been shown in the putamen/globus pallidus (Ellison-Wright et al. 2008), and regions associated with emotion and motivation such as the amygdala/insula and ventral striatum have been identified (Plessen et al.

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