"[A] reliable resource that is free of psychiatric jargon...[A]n essential reference for adults with ADHD and parents of children with ADHD that supports current standards of care with sound scientific data, provides practical parenting techniques, and may well become the 'Dr. Spock' reference for parents of children with ADHD."--J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry
"This is the ultimate volume on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder from one of America's most prominent researchers. This book provides evidence-based, scientifically sound, and user-friendly information for the millions of patients who are suffering from this disorder. Paul Wender has provided a lifesaver for individuals who have ADHD and need to know what it is, how it should be evaluated, and what are the effective treatments."-- Harold S. Koplowicz, M.D. Arnold and Debbie Simon Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Director of the Child Study Center at New York University School of Medicine
"Wender's book is aimed at parents; its goal is to help them understand the nature of ADHD and how to manage it. It certainly achieves this....Also...useful for human resource officers and occupational psychologists, as well as for many others who work in the industry, but especially for adults who are puzzled about the origin of their problem."--Chemistry and Industry
"Dr. Wender blends a lifetime of his research, clinical experience and wisdom in this very readable, highly informative and, in fact, stimulating text. As a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, and one who has who has both lived with and treated people with ADHD, I can unequivocally recommend this book to both clinical and non-clinical consumers."-- Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brook
About the Author
Paul Wender, M.D. is author of the best-selling book The Hyperactive Child, Adolescent, and Adult was formerly Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Psychiatric Research at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Known as the "Dean of A.D.H.D." by his colleagues, he is a pioneer in identifying and treating this disorder and he ran some of the first clinical trials on Ritalin. He lives in Andover, Massachusetts.