Taking Charge of Adult ADHD

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
Presents a guide to the disorder that offers advice on identifying symptoms, finding the most appropriate medication, and tackling daily challenges and situations.

Guilford Pr

For adults with ADHD, problems with attention, planning, problem solving, and controlling emotions can make daily life an uphill battle. Fortunately, effective help is out there. No one is a better guide to how to get the best care—and what sufferers can do for themselves—than renowned ADHD researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley. Dr. Barkley provides step-by-step strategies for managing symptoms and reducing their harmful impact. Readers get hands-on self-assessment tools and skills-building exercises, plus clear answers to frequently asked questions about medications and other treatments. Specific techniques are presented for overcoming challenges in critical areas where people with the disorder often struggle—work, finances, relationships, and more. Finally, an authoritative one-stop resource for adults with ADHD who are ready to take back their lives.

See also Dr. Barkley's bestselling resource on childhood ADHD, Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents.


For adults with ADHD, problems with attention, planning, problem solving, and controlling emotions can make daily life an uphill battle. Fortunately, effective help is out there. No one is a better guide to how to get the best care—and what sufferers can do for themselves—than renowned ADHD researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley. Dr. Barkley provides step-by-step strategies for managing symptoms and reducing their harmful impact. Readers get hands-on self-assessment tools and skills-building exercises, plus clear answers to frequently asked questions about medications and other treatments. Specific techniques are presented for overcoming challenges in critical areas where people with the disorder often struggle—work, finances, relationships, and more. Finally, an authoritative one-stop resource for adults with ADHD who are ready to take back their lives.

See also Dr. Barkley's bestselling resource on childhood ADHD, Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents.



Book News
Barkley (psychiatry, Medical U. of South Carolina ) provides a guide for adults with ADHD on diagnosis, treatment, and managing symptoms. He details how to find a doctor, the evaluation process, medication, strategies for using strengths and tools for compensating for weaknesses. Also covered are coping with work, relationships, education, money, health, other emotional and mental problems, and other areas of life, as well as the risks of drugs and crime. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, c2010
ISBN: 9781606233382
1606233386
9781606237106
1606237101
Characteristics: vii, 294 p. ; 26 cm

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