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Call Number: Sighthill Main stock 616.8589 WEN
Publication Date: 2001
Combining the insights of his clinical practice with his innovative research on pharmacologicaltreatments of psychiatric disorders, Wender offers a wealth of practical information on where to seek help, the kinds and reliability of diagnostic tests, and the different approaches to treatment. He also identifies the drug treatments that can dramatically reduce symptoms and, when necessary,render patients more amenable to treatment for any residual psychological symptoms. The classic work on this ailment, ADHD is an indispensable source of help, hope, and understanding for parents and adults who suspect that they or someone they care about may suffer from this much misunderstood disorder.
Edison Gene by
Thomas Edison was expelled from school for behavior that today would label him as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but his mother understood how to salvage his self-esteem and prepare him for a lifetime of success. In The EdisonGeneThom Hartmann shows that the creativity, impulsiveness, and distractibility that are characteristic of ADHD are not signs of a disorder at all, but instead are components of a highly adaptive skill set utilized by our hunting and gathering ancestors.
Raised on Ritalin by
Call Number: ebook
Publication Date: 2016
Tyler Page shares his firsthand experience of growing up with ADD and being treated with Ritalin to look at the disorder and the world surrounding it from many angles (personal, historical, scientific), presented in an accessible, appealing, and engaging online graphic-novel format. You can navigate through the chapters from the top-right menu.
Women with Attention Deficit Disorder by
Call Number: Merchiston Main stock 616.85890082 SOL
ADD affects as many women as men. This book shows women how to detect its symptoms, what special challenges they will face, what to expect from treatment, and how to live with ADD.
You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! by
Call Number: Craiglockhart Main stock 616.8589 KEL
A practical guide to identifying, understanding, and managing Attention Deficit Disorder in adults that includes current research findings, treatment options, impact on interpersonal relationships and self-esteem, tips for improving organisation and memory skills, and valuable moral support.
ADHD And Me
Comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner is on a personal mission to uncover the science of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), a condition which he has suspected he has. In this film, Rory learns about the science of ADHD, goes for a diagnosis and tries the drug methylphenidate (also known as Ritalin) for the first time - just before walking on stage
Mark Patey, Successful serial entrepreneur, world-record holding aviation enthusiast, author, and speaker entertains with anecdotes about ADHD and other subjects.