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Succeeding with Adult ADHD : Daily Strategies to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Manage Your Life,9781433811258

Succeeding with Adult ADHD : Daily Strategies to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Manage Your Life

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781433811258

ISBN10:
1433811251
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/1/2012
Publisher(s):
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
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Summary

If you've been diagnosed with adult ADHD, you are well-acquainted with the procrastination, lack of motivation, and muddled time management that can thwart your best efforts to achieve. You may find yourself constantly distracted, or fear you're about to forget something important. Or you may firmly set a goal for yourself, only to abandon it later in frustration. This book will help you overcome the challenges of adult ADHD and find fulfillment in taking the practical steps needed to achieve your goals. In easy-to-master lessons, ADHD specialists Abigail Levrini and Frances Prevatt offer realistic, proven, and unique daily strategies to help you succeed with adult ADHD. Each chapter contains checklists, worksheets, and Start Reading/Stop Reading reminders to help you break down large jobs, such as organizing your space, studying effectively, or listening to your partner, into manageable tasks. You'll learn how to identify the right treatments and support for your lifestyle and find strategies for handling emotional roadblocks such as stress, anxiety, depression, and fear of failure. This dynamic and interactive text will become an indispensable aid in helping you translate your goals into realities to succeed with adult ADHD.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 3
Getting Started: Achieving Your Goals and Objectivesp. 13
Starting With a Planp. 15
Using Incentives and Understanding Your Behaviorp. 33
Specific Strategiesp. 53
Overcoming Procrastination and Fear to Improve Time Managementp. 55
Improving Social Relationshipsp. 89
Organizing Your Spacep. 117
Practicing Effective Learning and Study Skillsp. 143
Finding Job Satisfactionp. 177
Getting Additional Helpp. 203
Understanding and Treating Conditions That Can Coexist With ADHDp. 205
Getting the Most Out of Medicationp. 231
Finding the Right Counselor, Coach, or Other Treatment Solutionp. 253
Summaryp. 279
Further Readingp. 283
Indexp. 287
About the Authorsp. 299
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