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Author Armstrong, Thomas, author.

Title The myth of the ADHD child : 101 ways to improve your child's behavior and attention span without drugs, labels, or coercion / Thomas Armstrong, PhD.

Edition Revised edition.
Publication Info. New York, New York : A TarcherPerigee Book, 2017.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  618.928589 ARM    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  618.928589 ARM    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  618.928589 ARM    AVAILABLE
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Description xvi, 350 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Note Revision of: Myth of the A.D.D. child. 1995.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-338) and index.
Summary "A fully revised and updated edition of the groundbreaking book on tackling the root causes of children's attention and behavior problems rather than masking the symptoms with medication. More than twenty years after Dr. Thomas Armstrong's Myth of the A.D.D. Child first published, he presents much needed updates and insights in this substantially revised edition. When The Myth of the A.D.D. Child was first published in 1995, Dr. Thomas Armstrong made the controversial argument that many behaviors labeled as ADD or ADHD are simply a child's active response to complex social, emotional, and educational influences. In this fully revised and updated edition, Dr. Armstrong shows readers how to address the underlying causes of a child's attention and behavior problems in order to help their children implement positive changes in their lives. The rate of ADHD diagnosis has increased sharply, along with the prescription of medications to treat it. Now needed more than ever, this book includes fifty-one new non-drug strategies to help children overcome attention and behavior problems, as well as updates to the original fifty proven strategies"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Diagnosis -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Behavior disorders in children -- Treatment.
Child rearing.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Treatment -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Problem children -- Behavior modification.
Added Title Myth of the attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder child
Myth of the A.D.D. child
ISBN 9780143111504 (paperback)
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