Living with ADD: A Workbook for Adults With Attention Deficit Disorder

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An estimated 3 to 10 million adults in the US struggle with the symptoms of attention-deficit disorder (ADD.) If you're among this group, this interactive workbook will enable you to identify the personal problems caused by your condition and develop skills for coping with it. Learn how to assess yourself and the ways in which ADD affects your daily life. Then, work through exercises structured to help you deal with self-esteem issues; find out how to change distorted thought patterns, manage stress, and develop ...

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Overview

An estimated 3 to 10 million adults in the US struggle with the symptoms of attention-deficit disorder (ADD.) If you're among this group, this interactive workbook will enable you to identify the personal problems caused by your condition and develop skills for coping with it. Learn how to assess yourself and the ways in which ADD affects your daily life. Then, work through exercises structured to help you deal with self-esteem issues; find out how to change distorted thought patterns, manage stress, and develop a structured approach to starting and finishing tasks. Final chapters offer specific suggestions for handling common problems at work and school, dealing with intimate relationships, and finding support.

"...an interactive workbook that enables those with ADD to develop assessment and management skills...addresses the problems ADD may cause at school, work, and within intimate relationships."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572240636
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • Publication date: 2/28/1997
  • Series: Workbook Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 230,638
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 11.08 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Meet the Author

M. Susan Roberts, PhD, is a behavioral psychologist for South Shore Mental Health Center and clinical director of the Emergency Services Inpatient Unit at Fuller Hospital, in Attleboro, MA. She is the author of Living Without Procrastination.

Gerard J. Jansen, PhD, is a financial analyst with a major software company in the Boston area.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 11, 2003

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    Hello. My husband of 6 years has ADD and I was lucky that his doctor gave him the book Living with ADD. It answered alot of my questions that I had. Also I was able to take alot of notes so that I can inform my friends and family about his problem. I was not able to put it down unless it was time to go to bed. I also want thank the authors of the book, it was very informative and helped me to understand and be more patient with my husband.

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