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Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood

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About the Course:

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. this book is conversational in tone, encyclopedic in content, and best of all, grounded in clinical experience. It’s a rich resource with education, family perspectives, diagnosis and treatment, and subtypes.

This is a shorter version of course 8130. The material for this course is an abridged version of the full book of the same name.

This course is based on the cassette, Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood created by Hallowell, Edward, M.D., Ratey, John, M.D. in 0.

Course Material Author

Hallowell, Edward, M.D., Ratey, John, M.D.

Edward Hallowell, M.D. is in private practice in adult and child psychiatry.

John Ratey, M.D. is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and is in private practice.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to be able to explain the way ADD interacts with other disorders

  2. to be able to appreciate the host of problems ADD can generate as well as its advantages

  3. to be able to understand the impact ADD can have on families and couples

  4. to be able to understand the biology of ADD

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

3 credit hours

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3 credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

3 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

3 credit hours

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Download Audiobook: Driven to Distraction

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Course Retired
Course Number 9130
3 credit hours
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Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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62 members have taken this course