The Link Between A.d.d And Addiction: Getting The Help You Deserve

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get The Help You Deserve. It Has Been Estimated That 15 Million American Suffer From Attention Deficit Disorder (add), And That As Many As 50 Percent Of Them Use Alcohol And Other Drugs To Medicate Their Add Symptoms. Alcohol And Drugs Can Reduce The Symptoms Of Add-short Attention Span, Difficulty In Relationships, Chaotic Energy-allowing Those With Add To Focus On Tasks And Calm Their Restless Bodies And Minds. But Drugs, Alcohol, Food, And Other Addictive Behaviors-like Spending, Working, Or Gambling-cause Numerous Problems Of Their Own. The Link Between Add & Addiction Offers Both Hope And Help For Those With Add Who Find Themselves Involved In Addictive Behaviors. Complete With Self-tests And Checklists To Help Identify Add Symptoms And Addictive Behavior, The Link Between Add & Addiction Sensitively Addresses The Problems And Offers Insight And Practical Solutions Readers Can Use To Take Action To Solve Their Problems And Be Successful In Recovery.

Author : Wendy Richardson

Publisher : Navpress

Published Year : 1997

Format : Paperback, 320 pages

Dimensions : 5.56 (w) x 8.51 (h) x 0.79 (d)

ISBN : 1576830047

ISBN13 : 9781576830048

Overview :

As many as 50% of people with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) use drugs, alcohol, and other addictive behaviors to self-medicate their ADD symptoms. Here's what you need to know to get help or help others in this situation.


• self tests
• checklists of symptoms
• practical solutions