Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010

ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide Edited by Dr. Michael Reiff with Sherill Tippins

Not exactly curl-up-by-the-fireplace reading, this book from the American Academy of Pediatrics is just what its title says. The no-nonsense text defines ADHD, explains treatments and their side effects and addresses such worrisome matters as how kids with ADHD fare in school, adolescence and even adulthood. In the era of Internet snake oil, it also exposes treatments that don't work.