Delivered from distraction : getting the most out of life with attention deficit disorder / Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey.
- ISBN: 034544230X
- ISBN: 0345442318 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: xxxiii, 380 p. ; 25 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2005.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-353) and index.
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Introduction. Welcome to the world of ADD, where landing is learned in midair -- pt. 1. What's it like to have ADD? -- 1. The skinny on ADD : read this if you can't read the whole book -- 2. The feel of ADD -- 3. The seven habits of highly effective ADD-ers -- 4. ADD self-assessment quizzes for adults : a screening test -- 5. Won't pay attention, or can't ? : the crux of the matter -- 6. An evil, an illness, or a kind of mind? : from stigma to science -- 7. The itch at the core of ADD -- pt. 2. Three stories that tell the story -- 8. The Benevians : how this diagnosis can change your life for the better, at any age -- 9. Joey : when there's more than ADD -- 10. The O'Brien family : a household of ADD -- pt. 3. Making the diagnosis of ADD -- 11. The steps to diagnosis -- 12. The qEEG and the SPECT scan : two useful new tests not widely used -- 13. How do you tell a child about the diagnosis of ADD? -- 14. Conditions that coexist with ADD -- 15. Bipolar disorder or ADD? : how to tell the difference -- 16. ADD, reading problems, and dyslexia -- 17. Genetics : if I have ADD, what are the odds my child will too? and other interesting questions -- 18. Are we training our children to have ADD? -- 19. ADD, addictions, and a new use of the 12 steps -- pt. 4. Mastering the power and avoiding the pitfalls : the treatment of ADD -- 20. The treatment of ADD : what works best -- 21. The key to treating ADD : find the buried treasures -- 22. How to find the buried treasures : five steps that lead to lasting joy -- 23. How to find the buried treasure in school : one shining example that all schools should follow -- 24. Major danger alert : college and ADD -- 25. Nutrition and ADD : a cornerstone of good treatment -- 26. Omega-3 fatty acids : a nutrition-based treatment for ADD -- 27. Physical exercise : a great treatment for ADD and a magic tonic for your brain -- 28. Powerful exercises for the brain that improve attention -- 29. Cerebellar stimulation : a specific kind of physical exercise that can be used to treat ADD -- 30. To try medication or not : some reasoning guidelines -- 31. If you choose to try medication, which should you choose? -- 32. Don't SPIN -- 33. And don't SLIDE -- 34. The big struggle revisited : ADD in families -- 35. Living through the pain of ADD -- 36. How to get rid of piles : the kudzu of ADD -- 37. Worry and ADD -- 38. Sex and ADD -- 39. Hallowell & Ratey's top tips for adult ADD -- 40. What kind of mate is best if you have ADD? -- 41. What can you do if your mate has ADD? -- 42. Getting Well enough organized : the Hallowell approach -- 43. What the best treatment must include -- Appendix. A compendium of resources.
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