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

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Simon and Schuster, 1994 - Psychology - 319 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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Review: Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder--From Childhood Through Adulthood

User Review  - Teresa Raetz - Goodreads

Another of my must-read books about ADHD. Dr. Hallowell has the disorder himself and combines his first-hand knowledge with an extensive scientific understanding and many years of experience working ... Read full review

Review: Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder--From Childhood Through Adulthood

User Review  - Jeremiah Salyer - Goodreads

This book has a been a revelation to me. I hope it offers more than just hope and understanding. Don't get me wrong those are powerful freeing feelings. It was eerie reading this book and finding out ... Read full review

Contents

THE CHILD WITH
41
Sequence Ravelled Out of Sound
70
Living and Loving with
107
5 The Big Struggle
126
6 Parts of the Elephant
151
How Do I Know if I Have
195
What Can Tou Do About
229
A Local Habitation and a Name
269
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
287
INDEX
305
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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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