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The mindfulness prescription for adult ADHD : an eight-step program for strengthening attention, managing emotions, and achieving your goals / Lidia Zylowska ; foreword by Daniel J. Siegel.

By: Zylowska, Lidia
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Trumpeter, 2012Edition: 1st edDescription: xvi, 230 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)ISBN: 9781590308479 (pbk.); 9781590308479Subject(s): Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and executive dysfunction | Adulthood | Mental health | Self-help | Learning disabilities | Meditation, mindfulness and yogaSummary: "Anxiety is one of the biggest challenges facing people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. They can experience anxiety in all areas of their lives, school, family, and social life, and it compounds difficulties they already may have with communicating, interacting socially, and controlling their emotions. Managing Anxiety in People with Autism is one of the first books to provide practical information about dealing wth anxiety in people with ASD. Drawing on her experience diagnosing and treating anxiety in people with ASD at the treatmet center she founded in Sydney, Australia, Dr. Chalfant provides clear, understandable explanations of the different types of anxiety disorders, how they affect people across the autism spectrum, and what interventions can help. The book teaches parents: to know how and why their child is prone to anxiety; to understand their role in their child's anxious behaviour; to recognize and respond to anxious behaviour appropriately. Case studies and research findings help to illustrate the author's points and clarify the causes and symptoms of anxious behaviour. Managing Anxiety in People with Austism explains a range of different types of strategies that can help manage and treat anxiety in school, home, and clinical settings and takes into consideration the different roles people play in a child's or adult's life: parent, sibling, teacher, etc. Readers learn about ways to modify behaviour and/or the environment to indirectly reduce anxiety, as well as interventions, such as medication or psychotherapy, which deal with symptoms directly. The discussion of more formal interventions, psycotherapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and medication, and how these methods can target specific anxieties. Because anxiety is generally more common in parents and siblings of a child with ASD, the author also offers ways they too can reduce their symptoms."
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"Includes an audio program of guided exercises"--Cover.

"Anxiety is one of the biggest challenges facing people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. They can experience anxiety in all areas of their lives, school, family, and social life, and it compounds difficulties they already may have with communicating, interacting socially, and controlling their emotions. Managing Anxiety in People with Autism is one of the first books to provide practical information about dealing wth anxiety in people with ASD.

Drawing on her experience diagnosing and treating anxiety in people with ASD at the treatmet center she founded in Sydney, Australia, Dr. Chalfant provides clear, understandable explanations of the different types of anxiety disorders, how they affect people across the autism spectrum, and what interventions can help.

The book teaches parents: to know how and why their child is prone to anxiety; to understand their role in their child's anxious behaviour; to recognize and respond to anxious behaviour appropriately. Case studies and research findings help to illustrate the author's points and clarify the causes and symptoms of anxious behaviour.

Managing Anxiety in People with Austism explains a range of different types of strategies that can help manage and treat anxiety in school, home, and clinical settings and takes into consideration the different roles people play in a child's or adult's life: parent, sibling, teacher, etc. Readers learn about ways to modify behaviour and/or the environment to indirectly reduce anxiety, as well as interventions, such as medication or psychotherapy, which deal with symptoms directly. The discussion of more formal interventions, psycotherapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and medication, and how these methods can target specific anxieties. Because anxiety is generally more common in parents and siblings of a child with ASD, the author also offers ways they too can reduce their symptoms."