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What Books Should I Read For ADHD?

Introduction

Are you looking for books to read for ADHD?  Are you looking to gain some motivation from these books?  Continue reading this article to find out.  These books include Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood to Adulthood, ADHD & Me: What I learned From Lighting Fires At The Dinner Table, and the The Survival Guide For Kids With ADD And ADHD.

Driven To Distraction: Recognizing And Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder From Childhood To Adulthood

According to psychcentral.com, the first recommended book for those with ADHD is Driven To Distraction: Recognizing And Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder From Childhood To Adulthood.  This book is written by medical professionals, both who have ADHD themselves.  They explore myths about ADHD and why they are myths.  According to psychcentral.com, the two myths that they highlight most frequently are ADHD only impacts children, and ADHD only corresponds to limited intelligence.  This book warns against over-diagnosis of ADHD.  However, according to psychcentral.com, it jumps to say that “everybody, and therefore nobody” has ADD.”  They conclude the book by helping readers to better understand the struggles associated with ADHD as a child, partner, or a family member.

ADHD & Me: What I learned From Lighting Fires At The Dinner Table

According to psychcentral.com, the second book recommended for ADHD seekers is ADHD & Me: What I learned From Lighting Fires At The Dinner Table.  According to this article, this book is a memoir of a teenager named Blake Taylor.  It recalls what it was like to live with ADHD as a young male, teenager.  This book shares his experiences with bullying and teachers.  Blake’s main symptoms were hyperactivity and impulsitivity.

The Survival Guide For Kids With ADD And ADHD

According to psychcentral.com, the third book for ADHD seekers is called The Survival Guide For Kids With ADD And ADHD.  In this book, the symptoms of ADD and ADHD are discussed.  In addition, it mentions how kids with ADD and ADHD can do well in school and get along with their peers.

Conclusion

To end this article, three books have been mentioned for ADHD seekers.  They include Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood to Adulthood, ADHD & Me: What I learned From Lighting Fires At The Dinner Table, and the The Survival Guide For Kids With ADD And ADHD.  Medication and psychotherapy can be sources of treatment but so can bibliotherapy.

 

 

 

What Books Should I Read For ADHD?

Lauren Walters

My name is Lauren Walters. I am currently heading into my final semester of graduate school for Mental Health Counseling in the Spring of 2016. Through my own experiences with mental illness, I love to inspire others through my writings and reassure them that they can live healthy, productive lives, despite mental illness. I hope you enjoy my articles. Feel free to comment. I will be sure to respond to you questions and/or comments in a prompt manner. Enjoy!


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APA Reference
Walters, L. (2017). What Books Should I Read For ADHD?. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 24, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/living-with-adhd/2017/06/what-books-should-i-read-for-adhd/

 

Last updated: 22 Jun 2017
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 22 Jun 2017
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