Click here to download

A systemic approch to the ADHD syndrome. Revision of the characteristics of the families with children affected by ADHD
Journal Title: PSICOBIETTIVO 
Author/s: Joana Alegret 
Year:  2012 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  25 Pg. 15-39 FullText PDF:  176 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSOB2012-002002
(DOI is like a bar code for intellectual property: to have more infomation:  clicca qui   and here 


The ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a very controversial syndrome. It is possible to address it in a pragmatic way, considering both the child’s own characteristics and the family system’s functioning traits. A typology of families was proposed 7 years ago, as a tool that includes therapeutic needs for child and family. Types 1 to 4 are ranked in order of increasing malfunction, from a healthy family to the most dysfun-ctional. This approach provides a way to give better therapeutic indications to every situation. In this article I present, analyze and comment on short pieces of seven cases. The use of psycho-pharmacology is discussed, as well as other methods to help families and children. I emphasize the necessary collaboration between professionals from different agencies involved. looking for a virtual team.
Keywords: Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); Family Typology; Virtual Équipe; Professionals Collaboration Contexts.

Joana Alegret, A systemic approch to the ADHD syndrome. Revision of the characteristics of the families with children affected by ADHD in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 2/2012, pp. 15-39, DOI:10.3280/PSOB2012-002002

   

FrancoAngeli is a member of Publishers International Linking Association a not for profit orgasnization wich runs the CrossRef service, enabing links to and from online scholarly content