Books on Attention Deficit Disorder
Add on the Job : Making Your Add Work for You - Lynn Weiss, Ph.D., Taylor Pub, 1996 -- The bestselling author of Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults explains how people with A.D.D. can actually use aspects of their behavior to their advantage.
ADD Success Stories - Thom Hartmann, foreward by John J. Rtey, MD, Underwood, 1995 -- From the author of Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perception and Focus Your Energy come inspiring real life stories which show how people with ADD can succeed in school, at work, and in relationships. "An excellent book. Inspiring and validating; I recommend it highly!"--Edward Hallowell, M.D., coauthor of Driven to Distraction.
Beyond Add: Hunting for Reasons in the Past and Present - Thom Hartmann , Underwood Books -- One of the pioneers of ADD research shows how individuals with ADD are not just "hyperactive" or "easily distracted," but actually possess highly adaptive, entrepreneurial skills--traits which served ancient hunters but meet with resistance in modern agrarian societies. This book shows how people with the same diagnosis can exhibit different behaviors and possible genetic origins and ADD-related traits are explored and discussed.
Driven to Distraction - Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., and John J. Ratey, M.D., Simon and Schuster, 1994 -- Focusing on Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) as a life-long neurological problem that affects adults as well as children, this definitive book describes the various forms ADD takes, how professionals distinguish ADD patterns from "unacceptable" behavior, and how medication and behavior modification techniques can balance its negative and positive aspects. Highly Recommended.
Driven to Distraction - Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., and John J. Ratey, M.D., Simon and Schuster, 1995 -- Attention Deficit Disorder is one of the fastest-growing and most controversial psychiatric diagnoses of today. In this new audio, two Harvard psychiatrists who are themselves living with ADD explain its symptoms, causes and the proven methods for overcoming its devastating effects. 2 cassettes.
'Honey, Are You Listening?' - Dr. Rick Fowler , Jerilyn Fowler , Thomas Nelson -- Relationships and ADD
Hyperactivity : Why Won't My Child Pay Attention? - Sam Goldstein , Michael Goldstein, John Wiley & Sons, 1992
Think Fast! : The Add Experience - Thom Hartmann (Editor) , Janie Bowman (Editor) , Susan Burgess (Editor) , Underwood Books, 1996 -- Everyone has had an ADD experience at one time or another. We've all forgotten appointments, gotten distracted, or misplaced the car keys. This book gathers expert information on and everyday experiences with ADD and presents it in a format that can be read cover to cover or scanned for specific topics relevant to the reader.
Why Johnny Can't Concentrate : Coping With Attention Deficit Problems - Robert A. Moss , Helen Duff Dunlap , Bantam Doubleday Dell , 1996 -- Good information for parents.
You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! : A Self-Help Audio Program for Adults With Attention Deficit Disorders/Cassettes - Kate Kelly , Peggy Ramundo , Simon & Schuster Audio -- The first practical self-help guide for Attention Deficit Disorder is now available in audio. The authors offer the first friendly and practical guide to identifying, understanding and managing the dynamics of ADD in adults. 2 cassettes.
You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! : A Self-Help Book for Adults With Attention Deficit Disorder - Kate Kelly , Peggy Ramundo , Larry B. Silver, Fireside, 1996 -- Offering straightforward, practical advice for taking control of the symptoms and minimizing the complications of adult ADD, this book explains the diagnostic process that distinguishes ADD symptoms from normal lapses in memory, lack of concentration, and impulsive behavior. 51 illustrations. Resource list.
Modified November 18, 2005