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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Adult ADHD (Complete Idiot's Guides)by Eileen Bailey
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A thorough examination of a misunderstood condition.
Though it's traditionally thought of as a childhood disorder, a growing body of research is bringing awareness to the fact that ADHD often contin­ues into adulthood, though its symptoms often take on a different form and make the disorder more difficult to diagnose.
?Covers what ADHD looks like in adults, how symptoms can vary greatly from one person to the next, and how it often gets misdiagnosed
?Includes information on related conditions that often coexist with adult ADHD, including depression and anxiety
?Discusses various treatment options-pharmaceutical, behavioral, lifestyle, and alternative approaches
About the Author
Eileen Bailey is a writer and community leader for websites relating to mental illness and learning disabilities. Currently, she is a lead writer/expert/community leader for ADHDCentral.com, a site produced by HealthCentral.com, and runs the website ADDHelpline with her husband. Donald Haupt, M.D. is a psychiatrist who has been treating adults with ADHD for more than 15 years. He also treats and is familiar with many of the common coexisting conditions presented in adults with ADHD, such as anxiety, OCD, and depression.
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