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The Adderall empire: a life with ADHD and the millennials' drug of choice

Author: Andrew K Smith
Publisher: New York : Morgan James Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is there life after Adderall? Andrew K. Smith's hooligan pranks and social impulsiveness paints a picture of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) before medication, and it would seem that the little orange pills could cure his mischief. But readers will furrow their brows as they enter "The Adderall Empire, " traveling with the author through the chemically conflicting mind states. Is working-memory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Andrew K Smith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew K Smith
ISBN: 1614488959 9781614488958 9781614488927 1614488924
OCLC Number: 883146675
Description: 167 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Andrew K. Smith.

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Is there life after Adderall? Andrew K. Smith's hooligan pranks and social impulsiveness paints a picture of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) before medication, and it would seem that the little orange pills could cure his mischief. But readers will furrow their brows as they enter "The Adderall Empire, " traveling with the author through the chemically conflicting mind states. Is working-memory training a feasible alternative? Readers will beg for the answer, hoping Andrew stops getting into trouble before his parents disown him or he winds up in jail. Again. Everyone is curious about Adderall. Young people abuse it, adults are addicted to it, teachers wish their students would take it, and parents consider prescriptions for their children. "The Adderall Empire" gives honest evidence of how working-memory training can change the life of a person with ADHD and provides readers with information about an alternative to ADHD prescriptions. Find out what it's like to exit the Empire!

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