Site Overlay


Driven To Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood. Front Cover. Edward M. Hallowell. Simon and. Boy Without Instructions by Penny Williams Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene Child of Mine by Ellyn Satter. Written by M.D. Edward M. Hallowell M.D., John J. Ratey, narrated by John McDonough. Download and keep this book for Free with a 30 day Trial.

Author: Mojar Moogulmaran
Country: Tanzania
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Finance
Published (Last): 1 June 2018
Pages: 405
PDF File Size: 1.44 Mb
ePub File Size: 17.67 Mb
ISBN: 184-9-59391-279-1
Downloads: 97415
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Nirr

A lot of unexplained things leading to questions of charachter flaw gets answered. Ned Hallowell Narrated drivfn I particularly liked the chapters on families with loved ones with ADD, along with adults affected. But whether or not you believe in God, it is always a good idea to try not to judge someone’s motives or dustraction own by the actual results. ADD has been described as paradoxical because of its many seemingly contradictory symptoms.

Intelligence Tests Assessment Instruments: Wes Crenshaw offers thirteen principles for successful living with ADD and ADHD drawn from twenty-two years distrsction experience and 23, hours of clinical discussions with hundreds of interesting clients.

Bipolar felt like a death sentence, but I read the books – mostly connecting to symptoms like “overwhelmed” and “overstimulated”.

Subscribe to read | Financial Times

Hallowell wrote that these ongoing thoughts get enhanced by ADD, because ADD means that you have difficulty in choosing your focus, so in consequence it can be really very hard for ADD persons to halloowell go of these thoughts. I even fostered a child with ADHD, diagnosed and medicated, such that I was aware of the problem, but never thought that I really had the condition. Very helpful and informative for parents with children with ADHD.


On this audio program, Louise L. This is the short list. Then this book is for you!

For example, he described a person who had had a Calvinistic upbringing, and kept hurting himself with all sorts of self-deprecatory thoughts. I accused myself of self-indulgence and diagnosed myself as lacking in spiritual faith.

Jonathan Todd Ross Length: Distraaction are also a symptom — firing on all cylinders at one time and then regressing for no reason at another.

Driven to Distraction (Revised)

It just means that I am somewhat broken and need to accept all the means of help that I can get. So much so that I nearly didn’t buy it.

She felt overjoyed that Hallowell understood her mind, and she was gratified when Driven to Distraction gave her insights into herself that she previously hadn’t seen. The book also offers lots of practical tips, that really work. Actually, this book was a rather intense experience for didtraction. This book was the first ste The night that our then five-year-old son’s therapist told us he had ADHD, she recommended I read as much as I could on the subject, as a well informed advocate is a tto more effective advocate.

Simon and Schuster- Attention-deficit disorder in adolescence – pages. A few pages later, he described a successful, but unhappy professional as having a study littered with piles. I always felt as if I was ignoring something really hal,owell if I just tried to focus on something else.

Brown highlights the often unrecognized role that emotions play in this complex disorder.


Review – Driven to Distraction – ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

BTW if you’re never distracted, you can also never be inspired, don’t you think? The evidence is incontrovertible: This along with the reassurance This book was awesome in the fact that the psychiatrist who has ADD explains the different types of ADD with example cases based on the population affected, as of adults and children.

Open Preview See a Problem? After “ignoring” my childhood diagnosis of ADD after highschool, I’ve run into myself so many times distracgion a wonder I made it this far.

Amazing what one can learn. The friend who recommended the book, for what it’s worth, had a different reaction to reading it. Listening to this is a waste of your time, potentially dangerous. When she identified my best friend as having undiagnosed ADD it was an armchair diagnosis, but I was willing to entertain it–it did explain a lot of my friend’s erratic, seemingly contradictory behaviorshe recommended this book. These 10 steps are perfect for you if you’re looking for more realistic, practical ways to feel good about yourself.

Another thing the book points out is that ADD isn’t always hyperactivity. This book does help with that, but it mostly assists with distractability problems.