Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents: A DSM-5 Handbook for Medical and Mental Health Professionals

Gordon Teichner

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Medical and mental health professionals who treat children and adolescents are frequently asked to evaluate and treat an Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This book presents information that will assist professionals in this process. The reader will learn about the causes of ADHD, how to accurately diagnose ADHD, and methods to evaluate potential coexisting disorders that often accompany this condition.

Professionals reading this book will gain a thorough understanding of empirically based treatments that work for ADHD. A number of case studies illustrating the assessment and treatment of ADHD are presented. Mental health professionals who are looking to increase their revenue may be interested in this book given the growing need for qualified providers who can provide assessment and treatment services for this population.

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Gordon Teichner

Gordon Teichner, PhD, ABPP, is a neuropsychologist/clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience evaluating and treating children and adolescents who demonstrate an Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. He has a private practice in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Teichner completed a PhD in clinical psychology, with a specialty in neuropsychology, from Nova Southeastern University. He completed his clinical psychology internship at the Medical University of South Carolina/ Ralph H.