This book provides a comprehensive overview of diagnostic variations and treatment options, including but going beyond the necessary pharmaceutical assists for these children. Topics include effective parenting strategies, the importance of emotion regulation, dealing with outbursts or rage, irritability, sleep disorders, substance abuse risk, eating disorders, and other concerns facing the parents and the family. It includes an elaborate discussion of common comorbid (co-existing) conditions also.
Author: Gianni Faedda, M.D. & Nancy Austin, Psy.D.