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AD / HD For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-06886-1
E-book
360 pages
April 2011
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Introduction 1

Part I: The ABCs of AD/HD 7

Chapter 1: AD/HD Basics 9

Chapter 2: Exploring the Causes of AD/HD 17

Chapter 3: The Many Faces of AD/HD 31

Part II: Diagnosing AD/HD 45

Chapter 4: Finding the Right Professional for You 47

Chapter 5: Navigating the Evaluation Process 65

Chapter 6: Conditions That Look Like or Overlap with AD/HD 77

Part III: Treating AD/HD 91

Chapter 7: Choosing the Best Treatment Options for You 93

Chapter 8: Managing Medication 109

Chapter 9: Queuing Up Counseling, Coaching, and Training 125

Chapter 10: Managing Behavior 139

Chapter 11: Narrowing In on Nutrition, Vitamins, and Herbs 151

Chapter 12: Examining Repatterning Therapies 175

Chapter 13: Recognizing Rebalancing Therapies 189

Part IV: Living with AD/HD 199

Chapter 14: Creating Harmony at Home 201

Chapter 15: Creating Success at School 231

Chapter 16: Winning at Work 259

Chapter 17: Accentuating the Positive 279

Part V: The Part of Tens 289

Chapter 18: Ten (or So) Tips to Organize Your Life 291

Chapter 19: Ten (or So) Ways to Improve Your Family Relationships 301

Chapter 20: Ten Resources for Information and Support 307

Appendix: Treatment Tracking Forms 313

Index 319

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