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Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults

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About the Course:

In this book, Dr. Brown sets forth a bold new understanding of ADD/ADHD and offers compelling examples of the challenges it presents in the daily lives of children, adolescents, and adults. A leading expert in assessment and treatment of ADD syndrome, Brown dispels myths and offers clearly written, scientifically based practical information about treatments.

This course is based on the book, Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults created by Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D. in 0.

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.

Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., is assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, and associate director of the Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders. He is also developer of the Brown ADD Scales.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit Disorders across the lifespan. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define ADD syndrome and describe what aspects of the brain are involved in causing the symptoms.

  2. Explain how ADD symptoms can impair the executive functions of the brain.

  3. Evaluate how ADD syndrome may affect individuals across their lifespan.

  4. Describe in detail the most effective approaches to treatment of ADD syndrome.

  5. Improve skills in assessing ADD syndrome and in differentiating ADD symptoms from those of other psychiatric disorders.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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Course Retired
Course Number 101331
9 credit hours
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