Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults Thomas E. Brown

I’m studying for my first advanced Certificate of Study (Level II in Chronic Disorganization) from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. Dr. Brown’s book Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults is on the study list. This is not the first book I’d recommend to laypeople: it’s dense with references to the latest peer-reviewed medical…

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Edward Hallowell’s Delivered from Distraction

Edward Hallowell is an extremely gifted writer. His work is lyrical, poignant, often funny, and always to-the-point and accessible. I seldom want to write a review which is nothing but quotes from the book under consideration, but I had to fight the impulse this time. Instead, I will simply urge everyone who has any interest…

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Driven to Distraction by Edward Hallowell and John Ratey

Driven to Distraction by Dr. Edward Hallowell, a world-renowned expert on pediatric ADD and himself a person with ADD, and Dr. John Ratey, a Harvard Medical School Neuropsychiatrist, is a poignant, at times lyrical, message of hope for ADD-abled people and their neighbors, colleagues, friends and family.   This book is a comprehensive examination of…

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