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Russell A. Barkley, PhD, is Research Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University at Syracuse. In 1978, he founded the Neuropsychology Service at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Children's Hospital, and served as its Chief until 1985. He then moved to the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he served as Director of Psychology from 1985 to 2000 and established the research clinics for both child and adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In 2003, he relocated to a position as Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. He joined the faculty of the SUNY Upstate Medical University in 2005. Dr. Barkley has published 15 books, more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters, and 7 videos on ADHD and related disorders, including childhood defiance, and is editor of the newsletter [i]The ADHD Report[/i]. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, he is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology, Division 12 of the American Psychological Association, and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. His distinguished research contributions have been recognized with awards from the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Section on Clinical Child Psychology of the American Psychological Association, and the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Behavior therapy for children -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity -- diagnosis.
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity -- therapy.
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity -- etiology.