Driven to distraction: recognizing and coping with attention deficit disorder from childhood through adulthood

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Simon & Schuster, 1994 - Family & Relationships - 319 pages
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Focusing on Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) as a life-long neurological problem that affects adults as well as children, this definitive book describes the various forms ADD takes, how professionals distinguish ADD patterns from "unacceptable" behavior, and how medication and behavior modification techniques can balance its negative and positive aspects.

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Good intro into ADD/ADHD. Easy to read and understand. - Goodreads
The books contain good checklists and helpful tips. - Goodreads
Still, the 50 tips at the end look promising. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

dare i say life-changing? perhaps that's a bit extreme, but hey i'm an extremist! hahaha. i picked up this book on the recommendation of an early childhood worker after bringing jane in for an ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kyla - Goodreads

Definitely written more for adults with ADD than for children or parents of children with ADD. I know he wrote it as a way to uplift people and help them feel that they were not alone, and I imagine ... 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 (1994)

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.