Driven to Distraction

Driven to Distraction

Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder From Childhood Through Adulthood

Book - 2011
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Overview: Groundbreaking and comprehensive, Driven to Distraction has been a lifeline to the approximately eighteen million Americans who are thought to have ADHD. Now the bestselling book is revised and updated with current medical information for a new generation searching for answers. Through vivid stories and case histories of patients-both adults and children-Hallowell and Ratey explore the varied forms ADHD takes, from hyperactivity to daydreaming. They dispel common myths, offer helpful coping tools, and give a thorough accounting of all treatment options as well as tips for dealing with a diagnosed child, partner, or family member. But most importantly, they focus on the positives that can come with this "disorder"-including high energy, intuitiveness, creativity, and enthusiasm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Anchor Books, 2011
Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed., rev. and updated
ISBN: 9780307743152
0307743152
Branch Call Number: 616.8589 H158d 2011
Characteristics: xviii, 382 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Ratey, John J. 1948-

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