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Taking charge of adult ADHD : proven strategies to succeed at work, at home, and in relationships

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  • ISBN: 9781462547555 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 9781462547531 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 9781462547548 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1462546854
  • ISBN: 9781462546855
  • ISBN: 1462547524
  • ISBN: 9781462547524
  • Physical Description: viii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : The Guilford Press, a division of Guildford Publications, Inc., [2022]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Step one: to get started, get evaluated -- It is possible that you have ADHD? -- Can you handle the problem on your own? -- Where can you go to get help? -- What do you need for the evaluation? -- What will the evaluation tell you? -- Step two: Change your mindset: know and own your ADHD -- Know your ADHD -- Resisting your ADHD -- Resisting impulses: the first step in self-control -- Self control: how to get what you want -- Executive functions: the seven abilities that make up self-control ... and more -- The nature of ADHD and how you can master it -- Own your ADHD -- Step three: change your brain: medications for mastering ADHD -- Why it makes sense to try medication -- The stimulants -- The nonstimulants -- What to expect from treatment -- Step four: Change your life: everyday rules for success -- Rule 1: stop the action! -- Rule 2: see the past...and then the future -- Rule 3: Say the past... and then the future -- Rule 4: externalize key information -- Rule 5: feel the future -- Rule 6: break it down...and make it matter -- Rule 7: make problems external, physical, and manual -- Rule 8: Have a sense of humor! -- Step five: change your situation: mastering ADHD in specific areas of your life -- Education -- Work -- Money -- Relationships -- Driving, health, and lifestyle risks -- Other mental and emotional problems -- Drug and crime -- Appendix: a closer look at ADHD symptoms.
Summary, etc.: "Many tens of thousands of readers have found needed information and support in this authoritative guide, now in a revised and updated second edition. Preeminent expert Russell A. Barkley explains what ADHD looks like in adults, how to get an accurate evaluation, and how sufferers can manage symptoms and build the life they want. Readers get hands-on skill-building exercises plus clear answers to frequently asked questions about medications and other treatments. Dr. Barkley offers step-by-step strategies for overcoming challenges in specific areas, such as relationships, parenting, work, money management, and driving. Featuring the latest resources and medication facts, the second edition includes new or expanded discussions of mindfulness, emotional self-control, time management, building a successful career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and more"--
Subject: Attention-deficit disorder in adults Popular works
Attention-deficit-disordered adults Care Popular works
Trouble déficitaire de l'attention chez l'adulte Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Adultes hyperactifs Soins Ouvrages de vulgarisation
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD-ADHD)
MEDICAL / Mental Health
SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / General
Attention-deficit disorder in adults
Genre: Popular works.