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

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Two physicians discuss the signs and symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), an inborn neurological problem, the causes of ADD, and effective treatments and therapies to overcome its damaging impact. Read by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.

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Sandra Freed Thomas, R.N. former president of CH.A.D.D. (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder) This rich resource has it all -- education, family perspectives, diagnosis and treatment, subtypes -- but throughout there is a joyful and pervading sense of hope. One cannot read this book without developing a great sense of how it feels to live with ADD -- to compensate for, even to benefit from, its characteristics.

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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.

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