Russell A. Barkley, PhD For adults with ADHD, problems with attention, planning, problem solving, and controlling emotions can make daily life an uphill battle. Fortunately, effective help is out there. No one is a better guide to how to get the best care - and what sufferers can do for themselves - than renowned ADHD researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley. Dr. Barkley provides step-by-step strategies for managing symptoms and reducing their harmful impact. Listeners get hands-on self-assessment tools and skills-building exercises, plus clear answers to frequently asked questions about medications and other treatments. Specific techniques are presented for overcoming challenges in critical areas where people with the disorder often struggle - work, finances, relationships, and more. Finally, an authoritative one-stop resource for adults with ADHD who are ready to take back their lives.
Russell A. Barkley, PhD & Christine M. Benton Discover a way to end constant power struggles with your defiant, oppositional, "impossible" five-to-12-year-old, with the help of leading child psychologist Russell A. Barkley. Dr. Barkley's approach is research based, practical, and doable - and leads to lasting behavior change.
Vivid, realistic stories illustrate what the techniques look like in action. Step by step, learn how you can: Harness the power of positive attention and praise Use rewards and incentives effectively Stay calm and consistent - even on the worst of days Establish a time-out system that works Target behavioral issues at home, in school, and in public places Thoroughly revised to include the latest resources and 15 years' worth of research advances, the second edition also reflects Dr. Barkley's ongoing experiences with parents and kids.
Russell A. Barkley, PhD, Arthur L. Robin PhD & Christine M. Benton - contributor If life with your teen has become a battleground, it's time to take action. This empathic book shows how. Trusted psychologists who have worked with thousands of families give you the tools you need to overcome defiance and get teen behavior back on track. By following the authors' clinically proven 10-step program, learn how you can: Reestablish your authority while building trust. Identify and enforce nonnegotiable rules. Use rewards and incentives that work. Communicate and problem-solve effectively - even in the heat of the moment. Restore positive feelings in your relationship. Develop your teen's skills for becoming a successful adult. Vivid stories and answers to frequently asked questions help you put the techniques into action. The updated second edition incorporates new scientific research on why some teens have more problems with self-control than others.