Scattered Minds

Scattered Minds

Hope and Help for Adults With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Book - 2006
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Penguin Putnam
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

Baker & Taylor
Citing a high number of adult ADHD sufferers as well as the condition's challenging symptoms, a detailed reference refutes misconceptions while providing advice on how to obtain an accurate diagnosis and seek appropriate treatments.

Baker
& Taylor

Citing a high number of adult ADHDsufferers as well as the condition's challenging symptoms, a detailed reference refutes common misconceptions while providing advice on how to obtain an accurate diagnosis and seek the most appropriate treatments, in a volume that shares numerous case stories and a wealth of coping strategies. 40,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Putnam's Sons, 2006
ISBN: 9780399153617
0399153616
Characteristics: xiii, 193 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Florence, Mari

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