Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell audiobook

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

By Edward M. Hallowell, MD and John J. Ratey, MD
Read by Edward M. Hallowell, MD

Simon & Schuster Audio
13.55 Hours 1
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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.

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Summary

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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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A very readable, highly informative and helpful book.” New York Times Book Review
“The first comprehensive book on the subject for the lay reader.” Boston Globe
“[A] clear and valuable book.” Amazon.com, editorial review
“This is an absorbing look at current efforts to understand troubling and exasperating behaviors.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Edward M. Hallowell MD

Author Bio: Edward M. Hallowell MD

Edward M. Hallowell, MD, author and psychiatrist for adults and children, was an instructor at Harvard Medical School for over twenty years. He is now the director of the Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health in New York City and Sudbury, Massachusetts. He is the author of Crazy Busy and coauthor of Driven to Distraction.

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Author Bio: John J. Ratey MD

Author Bio: John J. Ratey MD

Dr. John Ratey is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is the author of numerous bestselling and groundbreaking books, including Driven to Distraction and A User’s Guide to the Brain. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he has a private practice.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Psychology
Runtime: 13.55
Audience: Adult
Language: English