Attention Deficit Disorder : A Different Perception

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781887424141
  • Publisher: Underwood Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/1997
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 189
  • Sales rank: 329,713
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.43 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Author's Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Author's Introduction
1 ADD as a State of Mind 1
2 How to Recognize Attention Deficit Disorder 5
3 Hunters in Our Schools and Offices: The Origin of ADD 21
4 "Normal" People: The Origins of Agriculture 27
5 Could Someone With ADD Have Survived in a Primitive Hunting Society? 33
6 How to Turn a "Disorder" Back into a Skill (A Survival Guide for ADD Adults) 41
7 The Hunter's Struggle: Impulse and Its Control 53
8 How to Work with a Hunter: Practical Advice for Managers, Parents, and Teachers 61
9 Creativity and ADD: A Brilliant and Flexible Mind 71
10 Hunters on Drugs 79
11 Can Parents' Smoking Cause Childhood Behavior Problems? 101
12 Halfway to the Stars: How Unrealized ADD Can Limit an Apparently Successful Life 111
13 A Disorganized Collection of "Hunter in a Farmer's World" Anecdotes 119
14 The Edison Trait: Hunters Who Have Changed the World 133
15 Baseline States of Consciousness 145
Epilogue 167
Final Thoughts 172
About the Author 175
Bibliography 181
Index 187
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 27, 2005

    My favorite book on ADD

    I have recommended this book to several teary eyed parents who boo hoo when their child is diagnosed with ADD. I simply say to them congratulations! Thom Hartmann writes what I know is true. ADD is a TALENT not a curse. Show me an inventor an entrepreneur, a realtor, an ER doctor, and a trial lawyer and I will show you someone who is probably ADD! We think fast and multitask better than you!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2004

    I'm not inattentive...you're just boring me.

    This book completely changed my life. I went from feeling retarded in high school with a 2.0 GPA to now I'm 29 and back in college with a 3.9 GPA in Programming. I don't hide my ADD anymore. I'm proud to say I'm a hunter.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2000

    Reccomened for any ADD'er or anyone who knows one(that would be everyone)

    All I have to say is that this book gave me a better understanding of myself and the world, and that I am now quite proud to call myself and ADD'er.

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