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An important new book on an increasingly talked-about condition that affects more than 8 million American adults.

Contrary to popular belief, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) isn't just a kids' disorder. In fact, after depression, it is the most common psychiatric disorder, affecting more than 8 million American adults. With symptoms that include difficulty staying focused, paying attention, and getting things done, this chronic condition takes a toll on career achievement and personal relationships-but is treatable and manageable.

Dr. Lenard Adler, director of the Adult ADHD Program at New York University Medical Center, presents the latest proven information on this widely misunderstood condition, revealing hidden warning signs, debunking common misconceptions, and offering information on getting an accurate diagnosis, along with treatment options that include cutting-edge medications and proven coping strategies.

Clear, concise, and filled with instructive stories of adults from various walks of life who have learned to manage their ADHD, Scattered Minds provides much-needed practical information for a growing number of adults who suspect or know they have problems staying focused and performing to their full potentia

Synopsis:

A practical, authoritative book on an increasingly talked-about condition that affects more than 8 million American adults.

Dr. Lenard Adler, director of the Adult ADHD Program at New York University School of Medicine, presents the latest findings on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In Scattered Minds, he reveals hidden warning signs, debunks common misconceptions, and offers information on obtaining an accurate diagnosis, along with treatment options that include cutting-edge medications and proven coping strategies. Includes a screening quiz.

Synopsis:

The director of the Adult ADHD Program at New York University Medical Center presents the latest proven information on this widely misunderstood condition.

About the Author

Lenard Adler, M.D., is director of the Adult ADHD Program at New York University School of Medicine, where he is also an associate professor of psychology and neurology.

Mari Florence is a health writer who has co-written What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Fibromyalgia and other books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399533402
Author:
Adler
Publisher:
Perigee Books
With:
Florence, Mari
Author:
Florence, Mari
Author:
Adler, Lenard
Subject:
General
Subject:
Learning disabilities
Subject:
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Subject:
Attention-deficit disorder in adults
Subject:
Psychopathology - Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD--ADHD)
Subject:
Psychology-ADD and ADHD
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9 x 6.02 x 0.6 in 0.49 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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A practical, authoritative book on an increasingly talked-about condition that affects more than 8 million American adults.

Dr. Lenard Adler, director of the Adult ADHD Program at New York University School of Medicine, presents the latest findings on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In Scattered Minds, he reveals hidden warning signs, debunks common misconceptions, and offers information on obtaining an accurate diagnosis, along with treatment options that include cutting-edge medications and proven coping strategies. Includes a screening quiz.

"Synopsis" by , The director of the Adult ADHD Program at New York University Medical Center presents the latest proven information on this widely misunderstood condition.
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