Getting ahead of ADHD : what next-generation science says about treatments that work--and how you can make them work for your child / Joel T. Nigg.Publisher: New York : The Guilford Press, 2017Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9781462524938; 9781462530335; 1462530338; 9781462531394; 1462531393.Subject(s): Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder | MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics | Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorderGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 618.92/8589 Online resources: Available via Ebooks on EBSCOhost - Shibboleth Login Required
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
A new understanding of ADHD -- Epigenetics : the end of the nature-versus-nurture debate -- Food and ADHD : old controversies and new clarity -- Exercise, sleep, and ADHD : new insights on brain growth -- Technology and ADHD : latest findings on the peril and the promise -- Environmental chemicals and ADHD : sorting alarm from prudent caution -- Adversity, stress, trauma, and ADHD : finding sanctuary -- Getting professional help : traditional and alternative treatments for ADHD -- Tying it all together.
Does toxic pollution cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? What about screen use? Are alternative treatments worth exploring? Can dietary changes help? From leading ADHD researcher Joel T. Nigg, this book presents exciting treatment advances grounded in the new science of epigenetics--how genes and the environment interact. Distinguishing unsupported, even dangerous, approaches from bona fide breakthroughs, Dr. Nigg describes specific lifestyle changes that have been proven to support the developing brain.