Each Issues That Concern You title deals with a subject likely to affect students or someone they know. Recognizing the intimate relationship between subject and reader, the series weaves together different points of view to make these complex issues less intimidating and more accessible. Colorful photos, charts, graphs, tables and editorial cartoons reinforce text and present data; resources for further research round out each volume.
This volume explores the current state of diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes for children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Chapters examine the safety and effectiveness of drugs used to treat ADHD as well as their use, misuse, and role in future substance abuse. Also discussed are alternatives to drug therapy, changing attitudes, and special challenges for teens and adults with ADHD.
"This series presents books that are compilations of articles on topics that can help students make informed decisions about serious issues. Recommendations: I would highly recommend this book/series for middle school and high school collections, as well as public library collections."
--Tri State Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2011
Price: US $36.95