Author(s): Edward M. Hallowell
Through vivid stories of the experiences of their patients (both adults and children), Drs. Hallowell and Ratey show the varied forms ADD takes -- from the hyperactive search for high stimulation to the floating inattention of daydreaming -- and the transforming impact of precise diagnosis and treatment. Discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatment of attention-deficit Disorder (ADD).
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.