Driven to Distraction

  • by Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey
  • Narrated by John McDonough
  • 13 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Through vivid stories of the experiences of their patients (both adults and children), Drs. Hallowell and Ratey show the varied forms ADD takes - from the hyperactive search for high stimulation to the floating inattention of daydreaming - and the transforming impact of precise diagnosis and treatment.

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Just what I needed to hear!

Hooray for this book! I have finally heard something that perfectly sums up how I've felt all my life. I'm not going crazy after all!

All jokes aside, this book is expertly written and backed up with both anecdotes and medical studies.

As someone with suspected adhd (awaiting consult), I did wonder if I would be able to make it through with the narrator's long drawn voice. So much so that I nearly didn't buy it. I'm so glad I did though. The narration was engaging and kept my interest throughout. It was a great tool for keeping me in one room at a time while I cleaned!!

Will definitely be listening again (as I have forgotten most of the things I want to take from this book hahaha!).
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- Amazon Customer

Best way to start your journey

It's the best way to start learning about your ADHD. It's easy to understand and full of personal stories.
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- Ry on ryPhone

Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-11-2013
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio