Getting Ahead of ADHD by Joel T. Nigg audiobook

Getting Ahead of ADHD: What Next-Generation Science Says about Treatments That Work?and How You Can Make Them Work for Your Child

By Joel T. Nigg, PhD
Read by Paul Costanzo

Tantor Audio 9781462530328
10.70 Hours Unabridged
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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. Vivid stories illustrate ways to maximize the positive effects of healthy nutrition, exercise, and sleep, and minimize the damage from stress and other known risk factors. The book will help you figure out which options hold the most promise for improving your child's symptoms and overall well-being—and gives you step-by-step suggestions for integrating them into daily life.

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Summary

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. Vivid stories illustrate ways to maximize the positive effects of healthy nutrition, exercise, and sleep, and minimize the damage from stress and other known risk factors. The book will help you figure out which options hold the most promise for improving your child's symptoms and overall well-being—and gives you step-by-step suggestions for integrating them into daily life.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“How can you stay abreast of the rapidly growing research base on ADHD and its treatment, when even clinical professionals can’t keep up? Simple—read this book!” Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, author of Taking Charge of ADHD

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Author Bio: Joel T. Nigg PhD

Author Bio: Joel T. Nigg PhD

Joel Nigg, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and research scientist who has been studying children’s developmental struggles for over twenty-five years. He is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at Oregon Health & Science University and lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Psychology
Runtime: 10.70
Audience: Adult
Language: English