Driven To Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood

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Touchstone, Mar 2, 1995 - Psychology - 336 pages
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Through vivid stories of the experiences of their patients (both adults and children), Drs. Hallowell and Ratey show the varied forms ADD takes -- from the hyperactive search for high stimulation to the floating inattention of daydreaming -- and the transforming impact of precise diagnosis and treatment.

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User Review  - Kbernard - LibraryThing

I found this book to be so interesting. It discussed many of the misconceptions involving students who suffer with ADD/ADHD. I definitely plan on using the book as a future reference because I've faced some of the same issues that the text discussed involving parents. Read full review

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User Review  - KMClark - LibraryThing

This book definitely showed a more in depth side to Attention Deficit Disorder than I had previously known, especially in adulthood and with those who suffer from substance abuse and/or depression ... Read full review

Contents

What Is Attention Deficit Disorder?
3
I Sang in My Chains Like the Sea THE CHILD WITH ADD
41
Sequence Ravelled Out of Sound ADULT ADD
70
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About the author (1995)

Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., is in private practice in adult and child psychiatry. He lives in the Boston area with his wife, Sue, and children, Lucy and Jack.

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