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You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! - by Kate Kelly & Peggy Ramundo (Paperback)

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About the Book

With 20 to 25 percent new material and written by adults with ADD, this book is an updated edition of one of the bestselling titles on adult ADD ever written. Includes a perfect blend of strategies for daily life as well as must-have information about diagnoses, therapies, and medications.

Book Synopsis

A revised and updated edition of the classic self-help book that has served as a lifeline to the millions of adults who have ADHD!

With over a quarter million copies in print, You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! is one of the bestselling books on attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder ever written. There is a great deal of literature about children with ADHD, but what do you do if you have ADHD and aren't a child anymore? This indispensable reference--the first of its kind written for adults with ADHD by adults with ADHD--focuses on the experiences of adults, offering updated information, practical how-tos, and moral support to help readers deal with ADHD. It also explains the diagnostic process that distinguishes ADHD symptoms from normal lapses in memory, lack of concentration or impulsive behavior, offering guidance on how your reframe our view of ADHD and embrace its benefits. Here's what's new:

  • The new ADHD medications and their effectiveness
  • The effects of ADHD on human sexuality
  • The differences between male and female ADHD--including falling estrogen levels and its impact on cognitive function
  • The power of meditation
  • ADHD coaching tricks and tips

And the book still includes the tried-and-true advice about:

  • Achieving balance by analyzing one's strengths and weaknesses
  • Getting along in groups, at work and in intimate and family relationships--including how to decrease discord and chaos
  • Learning the mechanics and methods for getting organized and improving memory
  • Seeking professional help, including therapy and medication

Review Quotes

"Refreshing, engaging, humorous, and true. The title alone makes this a book to remember...Should help anyone affected by ADD." --Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., coauthor of Driven to Distraction and ADHD 2.0

"A much-needed addition to the ADD bookshelf." --John J. Ratey, M.D., coauthor of Driven to Distraction and ADHD 2.0

About the Author

Kate Kelly (1950-2012) was the coauthor of two bestselling books, You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy?! and The ADDed Dimension. An advanced practice mental health nurse with over thirty years' experience as a family, group, and individual therapist, she was a legendary pioneer in the world of Adult ADHD and founded the ADDed Dimension Coaching Group.

Peggy Ramundo is a revered ADHD coach and speaker who has been working professionally with ADHD adults for over thirty years. A senior Tele-Class leader for the world's first ADHD coach training program with the Optimal Functioning Institute, Peggy also served as OFI's Director of Training. Peggy coauthored the bestselling books, You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! and The ADDed Dimension.

Edward M. Hallowell, MD, is the founder of the Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Healt and was a senior lecturer at Harvard Medical School. A world-renowned ADHD expert, is the New York Times bestselling author of over ten books, including Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction. He has made appearances on The Dr. Oz Show, Today, and many other programs. He lives in Massachusetts. Find out more at DrHallowell.com.

Dimensions (Overall): 8.4 Inches (H) x 5.51 Inches (W) x 1.07 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.19 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 480
Genre: Self Improvement
Sub-Genre: Self
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Theme: Stress Management, Management
Format: Paperback
Author: Kate Kelly & Peggy Ramundo
Language: English
Street Date: April 25, 2006
TCIN: 11337859
UPC: 9780743264488
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-6238
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.07 inches length x 5.51 inches width x 8.4 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.19 pounds
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