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ERIC Number: ED392182
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 319
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-684-80128-0
Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood.
Hallowell, Edward M.; Ratey, John J.
This book, by two psychiatrists who themselves have attention deficit disorder (ADD), provides general information and case examples on this disorder. The nine chapters cover the following topics: (1) the nature of ADD; (2) characteristics and educational experiences of the child with ADD; (3) characteristics and behavior patterns of the adult with ADD; (4) effects of ADD on couples; (5) effects of ADD on the family; (6) subtypes of ADD; (7) the diagnostic process; (8) treatment of ADD; and (9) the biology of ADD. An appendix lists resources including national organizations, state advocacy groups, suggested readings on ADD in adults, and support groups (by state). (DB)
Simon & Schuster, 200 Old Tappan Rd., Old Tappan, NJ 07675-7095 ($12).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A