This text offers practicing clinicians strategies, interventions, suggestions, guidance and ideas to work with adults struggling with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and is intended as a reference to which clinicians will turn time and time again as issues or problems present themselves. The text will also provide a comprehensive review of the scientific literature and expand the development of an ongoing model to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.


Clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, adult education specialists, college counselors.

Table of Contents

Contributors. Foreword. Preface. A.T. Ellison, An Overview of Childhood and Adolescent ADHD: Understanding the Complexities of Development ino the Adult Years. S. Goldstein, Continuity of ADHD in Adulthood: Hypothesis and Theory Meet Reality. R. Barkley and M. Gordon, Research on Comorbidity, Adaptive Functioning, and Cognitive Impairments in Adults with ADHD: Implications for a Clinical Practice. D.E. Johnson and C.K. Conners, The Assessment Process: Conditions and Comorbidities. K. Murphy, Clinical Case Studies. K.G. Nadeau, The Clinician's Role in the Treatment of ADHD. R.B. Brooks, Changing the Mindset of Adults with ADHD: Strategies for Fostering Hope, Optimism, and Resilience. S. Young, A Model of Psychotherapy for Adults with ADHD. J.B. Prince and T.E. Wilens, Pharmacotherapy of Adult ADHD. R. Crawford and V. Crawford, Career Impact: Finding the Key to Issues Facing Adults with ADHD. P.S. Latham and P.H. Latham, What Clinicians Need to Know About Legal Issues Relative to ADHD. P. Kilcarr, Making Marriages Work for Individuals with ADHD. T.W. Phelan, Families and ADHD. N. Ratey, Life Coaching for Adult ADHD. A.L. Robin, Lifestyle Issues. Index.


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About the editors

Sam Goldstein

Affiliations and Expertise

Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, U.S.A.

Anne Ellison

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, U.S.A.


"Clinician's Guide to Adult ADHD: Assessment and Intervention by Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., and Anne Teeter Ellison, Ed.D., is unique for its balanced view of the scientific literature and the clinical relevance of these research findings for the treatment of AD/HD in adults... Comprehensive in its depth and subject matter, the book consists of 15 chapters written by highly respected experts in the field of AD/HD... Clinician's Guide is a much-needed text. It represents an impressive compilation of scientific knowledge concerning AD/HD and provides practical strategies and interventions for clinicians helping adults with AD/HD. It is an invaluable resource for researchers and clinicians working in the field of AD/HD in adults." -ATTENTION! MAGAZINE