Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for ADHD in Adolescents and by Susan Young, Jessica Bramham

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 variation 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 medical and educational groups alike. in response to the newest findings within the box, the authors have increased the second one version to include remedy techniques not just for adults, but additionally for children with ADHD.

Updates the confirmed Young-Bramham Programme for use not just with adults but in addition with youngsters, who're making the tricky transition from baby to grownup services
re-creation of an influential advisor to treating ADHD past adolescence which encompasses the hot progress in clinical wisdom of ADHD besides released therapy guidelines
bankruptcy layout offers a common creation, an outline of useful deficits, overview equipment, CBT options to the matter, and a template for crew delivery

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It is very important not to skip the psychoeducational component. indd 15 2/23/2012 6:51:13 PM 16 BACKGROUND AND TREATMENT to understand that ADHD has a neurological basis and their problems are not due to a character defect. The chapter concludes with a description of the delivery of the Young-Bramham Programme either in individual or group format. Part II: Core Symptom Modules Part II consists of four modules on the topics of attention, memory, organization and time management and impulsivity.

However, the neuropsychological presentation of patients with ADHD is not unique to this disorder. g. ). indd 23 2/22/2012 10:29:31 PM 24 BACKGROUND AND TREATMENT The objectives of the Young-Bramham Programme are: 1. to provide information about ADHD; and 2. to provide psychological strategies for coping with symptoms and associated problems. The Young-Bramham Programme draws on three core psychological techniques: cognitive behavioural therapy, psychoeducation, and motivational interviewing. It is intended to enable the individual to develop self-efficacy and the confidence that change can be achieved, develop strategies to effect positive lifestyle change and cope with obstacles and challenges.

Also, clients with ADHD may have difficulty in coping with waiting for an appointment and become frustrated by any delay before assessment. Once diagnosed, they may feel angry and bitter that their condition had not been recognized sooner. It is important that they develop confidence in what they may perceive as yet another clinician before them. A collaborative and supportive relationship is crucial for the success of therapy; it is important to bear in mind that these young people are likely to have experienced rejection in the past and have difficulty forming healthy relationships.

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