By Susan Young, Jessica Bramham

Rev. ed. of: ADHD in adults / Susan younger, Jessica Bramham. 2007.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-1-119-96074-4 (hardback) – ISBN 978-1-119-96073-7 (paper)


The first version of this booklet brought the Young-Bramham Programme, a pioneering method of cognitive behavioural remedy for ADHD in adults, which was once well-received via scientific and educational groups alike. in line with the most recent findings within the box, the authors have elevated the second one variation to include remedy concepts not just for adults, but additionally for teens with ADHD.

Updates the confirmed Young-Bramham Programme for use not just with adults but additionally with youth, who're making the tricky transition from baby to grownup services
re-creation of an influential consultant to treating ADHD past youth which encompasses the hot progress in medical wisdom of ADHD besides released remedy guidelines
bankruptcy layout presents a common creation, an outline of sensible deficits, review tools, CBT options to the matter, and a template for team delivery

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3. Structurer: in order to provide a foundation for someone who has difficulty in planning and organizing, the clinician should become active and structured. 4. Educator: education may be provided through reading, writing session notes collaboratively, or ongoing (verbally) as part of the therapeutic process. We propose a fifth additional and perhaps a more primary role: 5. Trainer: the predominant function of the therapist is, through guided discovery, to help the individual build a bridge between their internal and external world.

The Memory Module (Chapter 4) addresses a very overt difficulty. It is distressing because it is very noticeable when people with ADHD miss appointments, forget important dates, or turn up late without the things that they need. The most common memory problems are short-term memory problems and these are closely associated with attentional difficulties whereby problems with initial processing lead to later difficulties with remembering. Thus this module follows a similar format as the Attention Module by identifying individual memory problems and applying external strategies (such as use of diaries, electronic devices and alarms) and internal strategies (such as repetition, rehearsal, visual cue and use of mnemonics) to overcome them.

2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. indd 21 2/22/2012 10:29:30 PM 22 BACKGROUND AND TREATMENT 2. Review of the past: Feeling different from others – clients reported that they had always felt different from their peers and family. They had been compared unfavourably with siblings and often told they were stupid, lazy or disruptive. For some individuals, this led them to internalize the negative feedback that in turn had a detrimental impact on their self-esteem.

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