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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This is the book that jumpstarted the change in thinking about AD/HD: its causes, symptoms and how to deal with the condition. This is the book that you're referred to if you think you or someone you ... Read full review

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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

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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