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“A very readable, highly informative and helpful book.” –The New York Times Book Review
“Conversational in tone, encyclopedic in content, and, best of all, utterly convincing because of its grounding in clinical experience, Driven to Distraction should make Attention Deficit Disorder comprehensible even to the most distractible reader.”—Peter D. Kramer, M.D., author of Listening to Prozac
“This is an important and much-needed book! Wise, practical, and reassuring.” —Jane M. Healy, Ph.D., author of Endangered Minds and Different Learners
“The first comprehensive book on the subject for the lay reader.” —The Boston Globe
Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., is in private practice in adult and child psychiatry and has offices in both the Boston area and New York City. He lives with his wife, Sue, and children, Lucy, Jack, and Tucker.
John J. Ratey, M.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and is in private practice. He lives in the Boston area.
This book was so helpful to me. I grew up with ADD and thought I understood how it manifested itself in adults but this book was so helpful to me and I know it will be so... Read morePublished 18 days ago by hannfam
I have struggled with ADD for a very long time. I have known for awhile that I have it, but I had no idea how much of my life it affected. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Handsome Grandpa
excellent resource for anyone with the exceptional brain of ADHD and their families.Published 23 days ago by Lindy Williamson
ok but not great he uses examples that are not always describing my circumstances but you come away with a better understanding of ADDPublished 23 days ago by Peter J
Read half way...but I consider it an essential read for anyone who thinks they or their child has ADDPublished 1 month ago by C. Means
Bought this for a friend that has a child he cannot figure out. We learned a lot about our daughter and her disabilities from this book... Highly recommend!Published 1 month ago by J. Furnis