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Taking charge of adult ADHD

Author: Russell A Barkley; Christine M Benton
Publisher: New York ; London : Guilford Press, 2010.
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For adults with ADHD, problems with attention, planning, problem solving, and controlling emotions can make daily life an uphill battle. Fortunately, effective help is out there. This title provides  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell A Barkley; Christine M Benton
ISBN: 9781606233382 1606233386 9781606237106 1606237101
OCLC Number: 814385581
Description: VII, 294 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm
Contents: _x000D__x000D_Introduction_x000D_Step One. To Get Started, Get Evaluated_x000D_1. Is It Possible That You Have ADHD?_x000D_2. Can You Handle the Problem on Your Own?_x000D_3. Where Can You Go to Get Help?_x000D_4. What Do You Need for the Evaluation?_x000D_5. What Will the Evaluation Tell You?_x000D_Step Two. Change Your Mindset: Know and Own Your ADHD_x000D_6. Know Your ADHD_x000D_7. Resisting Impulses: The First Step in Self-Control_x000D_8. Self-Control: How to Get What You Want_x000D_9. Executive Functions: The Abilities That Make Up Self-Control . . . and More_x000D_10. The Nature of ADHD and How You Can Master It_x000D_11. Own Your ADHD_x000D_Step Three. Change Your Brain: Medications for Mastering ADHD_x000D_12. Why It Makes Sense to Try Medication_x000D_13. The Stimulants_x000D_14. The Nonstimulants_x000D_15. What to Expect from Treatment_x000D_Step Four. Change Your Life: Everyday Rules for Success_x000D_16. Rule 1: Stop the Action!_x000D_17. Rule 2: See the Past . . . and Then the Future_x000D_18. Rule 3: Say the Past . . . and Then the Future_x000D_19. Rule 4: Externalize Key Information_x000D_20. Rule 5: Feel the Future_x000D_21. Rule 6: Break It Down . . . and Make It Matter_x000D_22. Rule 7: Make Problems External, Physical, and Manual_x000D_23. Rule 8: Have a Sense of Humor!_x000D_Step Five. Change Your Situation: Mastering ADHD in Specific Areas of Your Life_x000D_24. Education_x000D_25. Work_x000D_26. Money_x000D_27. Relationships_x000D_28. Driving, Health, and Lifestyle Risks_x000D_29. Other Mental and Emotional Problems_x000D_30. Drugs and Crime_x000D_Appendix. A Closer Look at ADHD Symptoms_x000D_Resources
Responsibility: Russell A. Barkley with Christine M. Benton.

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This wonderful book presents information and sharp clinical insights accrued over decades of work by a preeminent leader in the field. Dr. Barkley clearly and thoughtfully discusses the causes of Read more...

 
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