People with undiagnosed Adult ADD/ADHD suffer highly chaotic lives--and often struggle with problems such as fatigue, depression, drug abuse, and learning disabilities. The good news is that treatment can go a long way toward getting this condition in check. But before anyone can manage the problem, they have to be able to identify it, starting with a thorough understanding of what it looks like in adults. This guide helps you: Understand telltale signs and symptoms Find the right specialist Choose the right treatment Decide whether talk therapy is right for you Learn how to lead a happier and more productive life This guide also helps remove the guilt and blame surrounding ADD/ADHD by reassuring that it is a real syndrome with a biological cause, and not the result of laziness or a lack of motivation or discipline. From diagnosis to life after treatment, this book will guide you with a reassuring hand every step of the way.
Carole Jacobs is a nationally-recognised health, fitness and travel writer whose work has appeared in more than 250 publications. Dr. Isadore Wendel, Ph.D., M.S.C.P. is a clinical psychologist who specialises in psychological evaluation and psychotherapy of children and adults, including those with ADD and ADHD.