You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: A Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
Straightforward, practical advice for taking control of the symptoms, minimizing the disabilities, and maximizing the advantages of adult ADD. There is a great deal of literature about children with attention deficit disorder, ADD. But what do you do if you have ADD and aren't a child anymore? "You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy? " focuses on the experiences of adults, offering accurate information, practical how-tos and moral support to help readers deal with ADD. It explains the diagnostic process that distinguishes ADD symptoms from normal lapses in memory, lack of concentration or impulsive behavior, and it addresses: * 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 Widely used by support groups around the country, "You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy? " is the indispensable reference for anyone who faces the challenge of ADD on a daily basis.