You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!

You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!

The Classic Self-help Book for Adults With Attention Deficit Disorder

Book - 2006
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For the first time since it was published in 1995, this seminal work on ADD--attention deficit disorder--in adults has been revised to include the latest research and treatments available today.

With over a quarter million copies in print, You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! is one of the bestselling books on attention deficit disorder (ADD) ever written. There is a great deal of literature about children with ADD. But what do you do if you have ADD and aren't a child anymore? This indispensable reference--the first of its kind written for adults with ADD by adults 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. Here's what's new:

-The new medications and their effectiveness
-The effects of ADD on human sexuality
-The differences between male and female ADD--including falling estrogen levels and its impact on cognitive function
-The power of meditation
-How to move forward with coaching

And the book still includes advice about:
-Achieving balance by analyzing one's strengths and weaknesses
-Getting along in groups, at work and in intimate and family relationships--including how to decrease discord and chaos
-Learning the mechanics and methods for getting organized and improving memory
-Seeking professional help, including therapy and medication
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2006
Edition: 1st Scribner trade pbk. ed., updated
ISBN: 9780743264488
0743264487
Branch Call Number: 616.8589 KEL 2006 NVD
Characteristics: xvi, 460 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Ramundo, Peggy

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wiredonjava
Jul 23, 2014

?This book was missing a whole section when I received it. Starts on page 45!
Found pages 1-43 in botton of book bag. I guess the binding became unglued.

Book #3 on ADD

Such a helpful book that I scanned it when making a self-diagnosis. Later I returned to read every word of Lazy, Stupid or Crazy after my professional ADD diagnosis.

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LisaB
Feb 01, 2009

I recommend this book in my all time top favourites as a guide to living for adults with ADHD.

Written with sensitivity by authors who "get it" there are tons of ideas for coping that really work in this book.

The authors have a humorous way of writing that makes this an easy read.

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