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You mean I'm not lazy, stupid or crazy?! : the classic self-help book for adults with attention deficit disorder / Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo ; foreword by Ned Hallowell.

Kelly, Kate, 1950- (Author). Ramundo, Peggy. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0743264487
  • ISBN: 9780743264488
  • Physical Description: xvi, 460 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2006.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 438-444) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding the disorder that makes us feel lazy, stupid or crazy -- How are we different? -- The not so fine art of coping -- I know ... I think ... I have ADD: What do I do now? -- About balance, Toyotas, Porsches, circus high wires and the twelve steps of alcoholics anonymous -- The art of relating: in groups and friendships -- The art of relating: getting along on the job -- The art of relating: in the dating game and the family -- From mealtime mania to outing ordeals: how-to's of decreasing discord -- Gender issues and sexuality -- Dynamics of ADD in organizing: mechanics and methods -- Dynamics of ADD in memory: mechanics and methods -- Meditations on meditation -- Medication and a few alternatives -- Mental hygiene -- Moving forward.
Summary, etc.:
"This indispensable reference--the first of its kind written for adults with ADD by adult with ADD--focuses on the experiences of adults, offering updated information, practical how-tos and moral support to help readers deal with ADD. It also explains the diagnostic process that distinguishes ADD symptoms from normal lapses in memory, lack of concentration or impulsive behavior"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Attention-deficit disorder in adults.
Attention-deficit disorder in adults > Popular works.
Attention-deficit disorder in adults.
Attention-deficit disorder in adults.
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity > Adult > Popular Works.
Genre: Popular works.