ADHD in Adults

A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management

  • Craig B.H. Surman

Part of the Current Clinical Psychiatry book series (CCPSY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Philip Asherson
    Pages 1-17
  3. Craig B. H. Surman
    Pages 19-44
  4. Craig B. H. Surman
    Pages 45-58
  5. Daniela de Bustamante Carim, Helenice Charchat Fichman
    Pages 59-70
  6. Laura E. Knouse, Steven A. Safren
    Pages 119-136
  7. Esther Sobanski, Georgios Paslakis, Michael Schredl, Stephanie Daffner, Barbara Alm
    Pages 137-154
  8. Thomas Jans, Christian Jacob
    Pages 169-190
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 197-227

About this book


ADHD in Adults: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management is the product of a unique collaboration of international specialists. This volume offers easy-to-read guidance, and includes checklists, rating scales and treatment planning tools. It was designed for a broad audience of caregivers working in diverse settings, including psychiatrists, social workers, primary care physicians, nurse specialists and psychologists. 

The authors are highly acclaimed clinicians, investigators and educators.  They offer step-by-step guidance for implementation of best practices, drawing from clinical research and their experience treating thousands of patients. They cover diagnosis, treatment planning, and state-of-the-art application of pharmacology, psychotherapy, skill-building, family system and environmental interventions – for both simple and complex cases. The scales and worksheets in this Guide were developed to efficiently facilitate assessment and management.

The Editor is an international leader in the field from the Clinical and Research Program in Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, which has made pioneering and highly cited contributions to the understanding of ADHD. 


This Guide is a definitive, indispensable resource for all health providers who wish to optimize their approach to adult patients with ADHD.


Editors and affiliations

  • Craig B.H. Surman
    • 1
  1. 1.Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of PsychiatryHarvard Medical SchoolCambridgeUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-62703-247-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-62703-248-3
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