Information is power. Here's a simple, easy to understand explanation of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Discover the biological basis of this disorder. Learn about the broad range of strategies and prescriptions for overcoming the associated problems. Use the proprietary Amen Clinic checklists included in this publication to help identify when ADD is present.
Based on 18 years of clinical experience with more than 6,000 ADD patients, Dr. Amen's brain enhancement program offers advice on how to treat each of the six types of ADD.
Type 1—Classic ADD
Type 2—Inattentive ADD
Type 3—Overfocused ADD
Type 4—Temporal Lobe ADD
Type 5—Limbic ADD
Type 6—Ring of Fire ADD
Effective treatments include diet, exercise, medications, supplements, and behavioral interventions. Parenting, family and school strategies are also included, along with sleeping and thinking-style disorder-management.
This practical book brings a new level of understanding to this often difficult-to-diagnose and frequently misunderstood disorder. Aside from his clinical perspective, as the parent of 3 children who have ADD, Dr. Amen knows this disorder inside and out.
He has used the principles in this book to guide the treatment of his patients and to help his own family. This information will help you, too!