Taking charge of adult ADHD

Problems with focus, planning, problem solving, and controlling emotions can make daily life difficult for adults with ADHD. Fortunately, there is excellent assistance available. Russell A. Barkley, a famous ADHD researcher and clinician, is the finest guide to how to receive the best care—and what patients may do for themselves. Dr. Barkley lays forth a step-by-step plan for dealing with symptoms and lessening their negative impact. Readers will find practical self-assessment tools and skill-building exercises, as well as straightforward answers to frequently asked questions concerning drugs and other therapies. Work, finances, relationships, and other crucial areas where people with the disease frequently struggle are addressed with specific strategies. Finally, a comprehensive one-stop shop for individuals with ADHD who are ready to reclaim control of their life.

If you're one of the millions of adults who suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you need to know the most up-to-date information on the illness and how to treat it. Whether in the job, in family connections, or in personal pursuits, you need realistic tactics to help you develop your talents and achieve your goals. This is the book for you, from renowned ADHD researcher and clinician Russell A. Barkley. Dr. Barkley walks you through the steps of seeking professional help, answers common questions regarding drugs and other therapies, and provides a wealth of science-based guidance and ideas. The revised and updated second edition of Mindfulness, Emotional Self-Control, Time Management, Building a Successful Career, Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle, and More includes new or expanded discussions of mindfulness, emotional self-control, time management, building a successful career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and more. Finally, a comprehensive one-stop resource to assist you in reclaiming your life from ADHD.

"This superb book combines facts and acute clinical insights accumulated by a prominent authority in the field over decades of labor." Dr. Barkley covers the reasons of adult ADHD, as well as how to be diagnosed and treated, in a simple and thorough manner. Anyone interested in understanding more about adult ADHD should read this book." –Lenard Adler, MD, author of Scattered Minds; New York University School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry

"This book will undoubtedly go down in history as a classic. Dr. Barkley can help you make sense of your lifelong challenges and build a clear roadmap for conquering them if you are an adult with ADHD. Dr. Barkley's concepts come to life through stories and examples from others who have faced similar circumstances. Everyone who visits our adult ADHD clinic will undoubtedly benefit from this easy-to-read yet scientifically sound book." –J. Russell Ramsay, PhD, Codirector of the University of Pennsylvania's Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program