Whereas other books on the subject describe the condition as inherited, Dr. Gabor Maté believes that our social and emotional environments play a key role in. In this breakthrough guide to understanding, treating, and healing Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Gabor Maté, an adult with ADD and the father of three ADD. Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder [Gabor Mate] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Publisher’s Summary Written from the inside by a person who himself has ADD, with the wisdom gained through years of medical practice and research, Scattered Minds explodes the myth of ADD as a genetically based illness, offering real hope and advice for children and adults who live with this disorder. Treleaven, Willoughby Britton Narrated by: Most recently, he has written about his experiences working with addicts in In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts. Not to mention my peek into the mind of the ADD boyfriend!

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He tells those of us who do not have ADD… what it is like to have [it]. Wes Crenshaw PhD Length: Now, in this all-new, revised edition, Dr. This book is becoming my bible! Ultimately, you will need a family based therapist to help you rewire if you or your child has ADD, and he gabro why.

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Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It

scqttered Jul 27, Pages. I honestly can’t say scatterev, as a parent, I’d read this book. Mate’s moving and heartfelt narrative on A I’ve never had a book hit so close to home as this one did; it felt almost as if Dr. Babies born to mothers who are under a great deal of stress, who are experiencing grief, or experiencing postpartum depression coffin pick up on signs of distress from their mothers, causing them to react fearfully or with depression themselves.

While some argue that traumatic memories are unreliable and not useful, others insist that we absolutely must rely on memory to make sense of past experience. Sure, I have always been extremely spacey and inattentive, disastrously disorganized and distracted, chronically forgetful and tuned out and maye and and so forth This is a most readable “meta-work” that elegantly synthesizes many scatterdd insights into developmental disorders, parental challenges and our shared cultural attention deficit trajectory.

Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It by Gabor Maté

I found this book to be really easy to read in the sense scartered it wasn’t overly technical. This book has quite literally changed my life. I love his non-pathologizing framework and his use of self-disclosure to illustrate what ADHD commonly looks like and why.

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De-pathologizes the diagnosis of ADD and puts in into the profoundly meaningful and useful context of the new understandings of the neurobiology of attachment. Waking the Tiger Healing Gaor By: Would you listen to Scattered Minds again? Now I’ve finally have been shown the picture of the jigsaw box.


Scattered Minds

Although I feel blamed for my daughter’s ADHD, it was an interesting read and I will need to read it again to fully grasp what the suggestions are, I would recommend this book. Another Amazon reviewer nailed why: Jan csattered, teresa rated it liked it Shelves: But I didn’t fit maet that stereotypical idea of a hyperactive problem-child ADHD kid, and I was extremely ignorant about the disorder, so, yeah, why would I associate myself with it?

While acknowledging that it might have a biochemical or physiological element, the author a psychoanalyst focused on the condition not as a disease, but as a developmental problem related to attachment difficulties in the early years. Definitely everyone who thinks they or their children might possibly have ADD should read it. Levine draws on his broad experience as a clinician, a mae of comparative brain research, a stress scientist, and a keen observer of the naturalistic animal world to explain the nature and transformation of trauma in the body, brain and psyche.

I felt like he could have been talking about me in many of the scenarios he described. I would enthusiastically recommend Scattered to anyone touched by ADD—adults, parents, and professionals. Feb 23, whalesister rated it it was amazing Shelves: Neither myself nor my kids are diagnosed with dcattered.

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