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This book has been replaced by Taking Charge of ADHD, Fourth Edition, ISBN 978-1-4625-4267-3.
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"This book features pioneering research that provides new insight into preventing ADHD from becoming a major obstacle in a child's (and parent's) life....Parents will appreciate having this book on hand, and teachers will want a copy to show parents who are ready for a resource."
— Intervention in School and Clinic
"If any professional knows about ADHD, it is Russell Barkley.... All in all, this is a splendid book."
— Child and Family Behavior Therapy
"An excellent and readable book that will empower parents of children with ADHD."
— NAMI Advocate (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
"This is not just another book. This is a great book....Although aimed at parents, it has something for everyone involved with ADHD kids: teachers, psychologists, doctors, and family. I am not going to lend this book to parents (although I will show it to them) because they need to buy it so they have it on hand to read and reread."
— Pediatric News
"This book is unique in its up-to-date and clear presentation of the scientific underpinnings of the disorder and the pragmatic, empirically based approach to intervention that it encourages. It is also very well organized and readable; it is probably the best available resource of this type."
— Doody's Health Sciences Book Review
"I certainly plan to recommend this book to parents...It empowers parents to take charge of the life of their child with ADHD rather than feel constantly distressed and overwhelmed by the special needs of these unique children."
— Canadian Medical Association Journal
"I am always looking for the best book, the right book or the latest book. Let me tell you about one: Russell A. Barkley, PhD's, Taking Charge of ADHD."
— Psychiatric Times
"An excellent resource for parents, clinicians, and teachers."
— Child Psychology and Psychiatry Review