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Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are two of the most commonly diagnosed learning problems in children. Recent discoveries have also pointed out that many adults suffer with ADD and that treatment is available in adult life.

This selection of books is for adults and children alike, who suffer from ADD*:

Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood
by Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey

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"Through vivid stories of the experiences of their patients (both adults and children), Drs. Hallowell and Ratey show the varied forms ADD takes -- from the hyperactive search for high stimulation to the floating inattention of daydreaming -- and the transforming impact of precise diagnosis and treatment." -- Book Description

Answers to Distraction
by Edward M. Hallowell (Preface), John J. Ratey (Contributor)

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"A guide for ADD sufferers, their families, and the therapists who treat them is presented in a question-and-answer format that covers such aspects as aggression, addiction, work, and helping young children." -- Synopsis

You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: A Self-Help Book for Adults With Attention Deficit Disorder
by Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo, Larry B. Silver (Foreword)

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"Offering straightforward, practical advice for taking control of the symptoms and minimizing the complications of adult ADD, this book explains the diagnostic process that distinguishes ADD symptoms from normal lapses in memory, lack of concentration, and impulsive behavior." -- Synopsis

Out of the Fog: Treatment Options and Coping Strategies for Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
by Kevin R. Murphy, Suzanne Levert

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"When I suspected I might have ADD, I started reading about it. After I was diagnosed, I read more, and at this point I've either read or skimmed in bookstores most of the more common titles. For me, this is the best single book out there. It is comprehensive, without being ponderous, and the discussion of treatment for ADD, including the pharmacological aspects, is without peer in popular literature." -- User Review

The A.D.D. and A.D.H.D. Diet! : A Comprehensive Look at Contributing Factors and Natural Treatments for Symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder
by Rachel Bell, Howard Peiper, Nina Anderson (Editor), Doris Rapp

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"I have had experience with many doctors who didn't know anything about treating ADD except offering drugs. It's nice to know that there are some authors who are brave enough to give us information about possible causes and treatments from a natural standpoint. This book is a wonderful tool for me to use to try to eliminate the symptoms that resemble ADD, but may not actually be ADD." -- User Review

No More Ritalin: Treating ADHD Without Drugs
by Mary Ann Block, May A. Block

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"Ever year in the U.S., over two million children are given the drug Ritalin to combat ADHD. Now, Dr. Mary Ann Block shows why Ritalin may be very dangerous to a child's health--and offers parents safer and more effective alternatives. Using thorough research and actual case histories from her clinic, Dr. Block provides powerful evidence that a drug-free approach works." -- Synopsis

The Myth of the A.D.D Child: 50 Ways to Improve Your Child's Behavior and Attention Span Without Drugs, Labels, or Coercion
by Thomas Armstrong

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'A psychologist challenges current diagnoses of ADD and shows how to deal with hyperactivity and short attention spans through practical strategies for making the most of a child's vitality and creativity." -- Synopsis

The Attention Deficit Answer Book: The Best Medications and Parenting Strategies for Your Child
by Michael Boyette, Alan, M.D. Wachtel

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"Dr. Wachtel's belief is that ADHD--which affects more than one million children--is more than a biological problem; it affects a child's self-esteem, social life, and his or her ability to perform well in school. In this book, Dr. Wachtel provides a balanced, sensible, and comprehensive approach to treating ADHD." -- Synopsis

The A.D.D. Book: New Understandings, New Approaches to Parenting Your Child
by William Sears, Lynda Thompson

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"The bestselling author of 'The Baby Book' joins forces with an A.D.D. expert and offers a unique and encouraging guide for parents of children with attention deficit disorder. Full of real-life case histories, this landmark guide is an indispensable resource for every parent with an A.D.D. child--and one of the only books that focus on the positive side of A.D.D." -- Synopsis

Power Parenting for Children With ADD/ADHD: A Practical Parent's Guide for Managing Difficult Behaviors
by Grad L., Phd Flick, Harvey C. Parker

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"Essential information that parents can implement immediately to help children with ADD/ADHD at home and at school. Includes an array of charts, forms, checklists, letters, activities, and games." -- Synopsis

ADD/ADHD Behavior-Change Resource Kit: Ready-To-Use Strategies & Activities for Helping Children With Attention Deficit Disorder
by Grad L., Ph.D. Flick

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"For teachers, counselors and parents, this comprehensive new resource is filled with up-to-date information and practical strategies to help kids with attention deficits learn to control and change their own behaviors and build the academic, social, and personal skills necessary for success in school and in life." -- Book Description

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