Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD by Thomas E. Brown

By Thomas E. Brown

Compelling tales that current a brand new view of ADHD

Smart yet Stuck deals 15 precise and compelling tales approximately clever, able young people and adults who've gotten "stuck" in school, paintings, and/or in social relationships due to their ADHD. Dr. Brown highlights the customarily unrecognized function that feelings play during this complicated ailment. He explains why even very shiny individuals with ADHD get caught simply because they could concentration good on a few projects that curiosity them, yet usually can't concentration effectively on different very important initiatives and relationships.

• the 1st e-book to give an explanation for and illustrate the the most important function of feelings within the day-by-day functioning of these residing with ADHD

• Brown, affiliate Director of the Yale hospital for recognition & similar problems, is an across the world identified authority on ADHD

Drawing at the most up-to-date study findings, the publication describes recommendations and coverings for purchasing "unstuck" to maneuver directly to a extra worthwhile and effective life.

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