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The Truth About ADHD and Other Neurobiological DisordersThe Truth About ADHD and Other Neurobiological Disorders
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The Truth About ADHD and Other Neurobiological Disorders The Truth About ADHD and Other Neurobiological Disorders

The Truth About ADHD and Other Neurobiological Disorders

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder; that is, it is an illness of the nervous system caused by genetic, metabolic, or other biological factors. The symptoms tha… (See Below for Full Description)
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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder; that is, it is an illness of the nervous system caused by genetic, metabolic, or other biological factors. The symptoms that people with this and other neurobiological illnesses experience are not merely psychological; they are built into the basic wiring of the brain. Scientists do not know exactly what causes the brain's wiring to be different, although in most cases there is an inherited component, making it clear that genes are involved.

The Truth About ADHD and Other Neurobiological Disorders provides a complete, informative guide to the symptoms, causes, treatments, and issues related to these disorders. Presented in a straightforward manner, this new A-to-Z resource is essential for readers in search of guidance and knowledge on these disorders.

Entries include:

  • ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Autism
  • Conduct disorder
  • Dyslexia
  • Hyperactivity
  • Medications for ADHD
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Prevalence and epidemiology of ADHD
  • Sensory integration dysfunction.

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ISBN-13 978-0-8160-7636-9
ISBN-10 816076367
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2972-3
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series The Truth About
Author Karen H. Meyers, Ph.D.; Robert N. Golden, M.D., and Fred. L. Peterson, Ph.D., General Editors
Publication Date 3/1/2010
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications Charts and graphs. Index. Glossary. Further reading. Web sites. Hotlines. 
Available Formats Print & eBook

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