Fast Minds: How to Thrive If You Have ADHD (Or Think You Might) Hardcover – Feb 5 2013
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"Fast Minds delivers! A concise, practical, easy-to-read, yet sophisticated guide to what will help you most if you have ADHD. This book has the virtues of brevity and simplicity without losing the authority and power its roots in evidence and research provide. A superb book.”—Edward Hallowell, M.D., coauthor of Driven to Distraction
“A 24 hours-a-day/7 days-a-week guidebook that adults with ADHD will find essential.”— J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., Co-Director, Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
“A must-have for every person struggling to live a more organized life! Understandable, full of practical tools and insights, and backed up by science.”—Nancy A. Ratey, Ed.M., Master Certified Coach, ICF; Senior Certified ADHD Coach, author of The Disorganized Mind
“A fascinating and refreshing perspective on ADHD…an excellent set of recommendations for how people with adult ADHD can manage their difficulties and lead more successful and fulfilling lives.”—Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics Medical University of South Carolina, author of Taking Charge of Adult ADHD
"Finally, somebody gets ADHD! Fast Minds offers readers a path from the despair of self-criticism to the sunlight of success. Practical, moving, with many real-life examples, this book helps adults with ADHD build the life they want! Each chapter gives practical suggestions for significant others to help those they care about who have Fast Minds. This book can make a difference and I wholeheartedly recommend it to all." —Patricia Quinn, M.D., Director Center for Girls and Women with ADHD, Washington DC
“A great resource for adults with ADHD and their loved ones. This book offers clear, effective, solution-focused strategies for dealing with the challenges of ADHD.”
—Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D., coauthor of ADD-friendly Ways to Organize Your Life
“One of the most innovative, comprehensive, and useful guides to the world of the ADHD adult.”— Mark Stein, Ph.D., ABPP Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Life-Span ADHD Program, University of Illinois at Chicago
About the Author
Craig Surman, M.D., is an expert on ADHD in adulthood. He is an assistant professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and scientific coordinator for the internationally recognized Adult ADHD Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Tim Bilkey, M.D., is a physician specializing in adult ADHD, having completed more than thirty-four hundred assessments. He is an international presenter and has produced two films on ADHD. He started one of the world’s first ADHD clinics for women. In 2009, he developed a nationally accredited educational program for the rapid recognition of ADHD in adults called FAST MINDS. Karen Weintraub is an award-winning journalist and a freelance health writer for the Boston Globe, USA Today,and other publications. Ms. Weintraub also teaches journalism at the Harvard Extension School and Boston University. Her first book, The Autism Revolution, was also published by Harvard Health Publications.
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I felt really good reading this book. I felt like I was sitting in a comfortable chair, talking to an expert and also a friendly individual that was able to talk to me without making me feel stupid or being judgmental.
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Very helpful after my recent diagnosis with ADHD. The book is well written, easy to read and full of tips and strategies to help me move forward with my life.Published 13 months ago by A Putman
44 years ago my soon to be husband told me quite proudly that " his mind worked too fast for his body". Read morePublished on Sept. 16 2013 by marcellecoutts