Table of Contents

November 1st, 2011

The chapters progress step by step from basic information about ADHD to practical day-to-day strategies. Section I lays the foundation, section II tells you about the professionals who could be helpful to you, and sections III and IV give you a ton of strategies you can use. Each chapter builds upon what has come before, but will still make sense if you jump around.

 

Section I: UNDERSTANDING ADHD IN ADULTS

1. Executive Functions: It All Flows from Here

2. Diagnosing ADHD: Accurate Diagnosis Guides Effective Treatment

3. The ADHD Brain: Wired a Little Differently

4. ADHD Affects Everything: No Wonder My Life Was So Hard!

 

Section II: START WITH EFFECTIVE TREATMENT

5. Medication: Improve Your Batting Average

6. Nonmedical Treatment Providers: Pills Don’t Teach Skills

7. Nontraditional Treatments: Miracles or Snake Oil?

 

Section III: BUILD THE NECESSARY SKILLS

8. Self-Esteem and Effectiveness: I Can Do This!

9. Memory Management: What Was that Again?

10. Time Management: What Should I Be Doing Now?

11. Get Organized, Stay Organized: Wrestle the Avalanche

12. Using Tools and Technology to Stay on Top of Your Life: Gizmos

13. Achieve Your Goals: Take the Long View

 

Section IV: IMPROVE SPECIFIC AREAS OF YOUR LIFE

14. Household Management: Stay on Top of the Boring Stuff at Home

15. Relationships and Friendships: Strive for Balance

16. College and Beyond: Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

17. Work: Hopefully More than Just a Paycheck

APPENDIX: RESOURCES

REFERENCES

 

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