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

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Publisher Comments:

Focusing on Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) as a life-long neurological problem that affects adults as well as children, this definitive book describes the various forms ADD takes, how professionals distinguish ADD patterns from "unacceptable" behavior, and how medication and behavior modification techniques can balance its negative and positive aspects.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-298) and index.

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

PREFACE

A Personal Perspective

What Is Attention Deficit Disorder?

"I Sang in My Chains Like the Sea"

THE CHILD WITH ADD

"Sequence Ravelled Out of Sound"

ADULT ADD

Living and Loving with ADD

ADD IN COUPLES

The Big Struggle

ADD AND THE FAMILY

Parts of the Elephant

SUBTYPES OF ADD

How Do I Know if I Have It?

THE STEPS TOWARD DIAGNOSIS

What Can You Do About It?

THE TREATMENT OF ADD

A Local Habitation and a Name

THE BIOLOGY OF ADD

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

APPENDIX

Where to Find Help

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684801285
Author:
Hallowell, Edward M.
Author:
Ratey, John J.
Author:
Hallowell
Author:
Hallowell, Edward M., M.D.
Author:
Hallowell, Edward M.
Author:
Edward M., M.D. Hallowell
Author:
Ratey, John J.
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children with Special Needs
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Parenting - Hyperactivity
Subject:
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Subject:
Attention-deficit disorder in adults
Subject:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Subject:
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Popular works.
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
no. 29.
Publication Date:
January 1994
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 10.22 oz

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , 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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