9781785042218

Scattered Minds

The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder

Dr Gabor Mate


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ISBN: 9781785042218
Published: January 2019

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Scattered Minds explodes the myth of attention deficit disorder as genetically based - and offers real hope and advice for children and adults who live with the condition. Gabor Mate is a revered physician who specializes in neurology, psychiatry and psychology - and himself has ADD. With wisdom gained through years of medical practice and research, Scattered Minds is a must-read for parents - and for anyone interested how experiences in infancy shape the biology and psychology of the human brain.Scattered Minds-- Demonstrates that ADD is not an inherited illness, but a reversible impairment and developmental delay- Explains that in ADD, circuits in the brain whose job is emotional self-regulation and attention control fail to develop in infancy - and why- Shows how 'distractibility? is the psychological product of life experience- Allows parents to understand what makes their ADD children tick, and adults with ADD to gain insights into their emotions and behaviours- Expresses optimism about neurological development even in adulthood- Presents a programme of how to promote this development in both children and adults

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  • Format:
  • ISBN: 9781785042218
  • Published: January 2019
  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Width (mm): 126
  • Height (mm): 198
  • Depth (mm): 22
  • Weight (g): 250

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