Out of the Fog: Treatment Options and Coping Strategies For Adult Attention Deficit Disorder

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Hyperion Books, May 31, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 300 pages
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Once known as "hyperactivity" and thought to occur only in children, Attention Deficit Disorder is now proving to be a serious neurobiological condition, which affects millions of adults across the country. In Out of the Fog, Dr. Kevin R. Murphy, Chief of the Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and medical writer Suzanne LeVert give adult ADD patients and their families everything they need to understand and live with ADD, including practical advice on how to cope with its symptoms and current methods for treating this often debilitating condition. In this lively, accessible guide you'll also find:

  • the latest medical information on drug therapy and other treatment breakthroughs
  • psychological insight into the emotional fallout from ADD and how to handle it
  • helpful tips on how to tame the "organizational devil" and improve communication skills
  • strategies for coping with ADD in the workplace and in relationships
Reassuring and authoritative, Out of the Fog is the definitive handbook no one affected by ADD should be without.

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Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), is the diagnosis given heretofore to the "overactive" child who acted out in school, got poor grades, and couldn't ... Read full review

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Kevin R. Murphy, Ph.D., is Chief of the Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is a member of the advisory board of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.), which is the leading ADD organization in America, with over 25,000 members. Dr. Murphy has written extensively on the subject for professional publications and regularly speaks to and conducts workshops for professionals and lay audiences across the country. He lives in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.

Suzanne LeVert is a health and medical writer with seven health care titles to her credit. She lives in Boston.