Going beyond traditional marriage counseling which can often discount the influence of ADHD, this discussion offers advice from the author's personal experience and years of research and identifies patterns of behavior that can hurt marriages--such as nagging, intimacy problems, sudden anger, and memory issues--through the use of vignettes and descriptions of actual couples and their ADHD struggles and solutions.
Author: Larry Maucieri
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
Release Date: 2013-11-30
In total, this volume addresses many of the issues that couples face when either one or both partners has ADHD and the many ways that clinicians can help them in dealing with these issues.Although historically the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD have focused on children, more recently clinicians and researchers have explored the impact of ADHD on adults. Few, however, have focused on the effects of adult ADHD on relationships and marriages, which makes this a must-read for all of those interested in and working with adults with ADHD.
Like many women with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), journalist and popular blogger Zoë Kessler was diagnosed late in life—well into adulthood, in fact. But instead of seeing this label as a burden to bear, Kessler decided to use it to gain a better understanding of herself, and to connect with others through her writing. In this unique and engaging memoir, Kessler shares her own stories of living with ADHD in a way that is relatable, but never predictable. Inside, she describes how her impulsive behavior has affected her love life; how being disorganized once stood in the way of landing a job; and how inattentiveness has caused certain challenges in her relationships. Kessler also offers key coping skills based on her experience; skills that you can use to focus your energy, become more organized, and boost your self-esteem while tapping into creativity and humor. Kessler’s story illustrates how being diagnosed with ADHD late into adulthood can be bewildering, but it also shows what a great opportunity it can be to take stock of your life and make real, lasting changes. Whether you share her diagnosis of ADHD, or just like a good story, ADHD According to Zoë will inspire you and encourage you to embrace your quirks. For more information about Kessler and her work, please visit www.zoekessler.com
Author: Stephen Arterburn
Publisher: David C Cook
Release Date: 2017-10-01
People who love or work with someone with ADD often feel conflicted: they want to help, but they don’t want to enable. They value the person’s creativity, but they are exhausted. Stephen Arterburn and Timothy Smith address ten myths about ADD, the pros and cons of medication, foods that help to minimize ADD, twelve strengths of people with ADD, new studies on how to calm the mind, showing empathy even when it’s hard, and more. This fresh look at ADD—not as a malady but as a unique way of thinking—shows readers that ADD doesn’t have to ruin their relationships. In fact, it can make them stronger.
Expert advice for discussing divorce with your children Written by Dr. Samantha Rodman, founder of DrPsychMom.com, How to Talk to Your Kids about Your Divorce teaches you how to raise a happy, thriving family in a changing environment. Each page offers expert advice for discussing your decision in healthy and effective ways, including breaking the initial news, fostering an open dialogue, and ensuring that your children's emotional needs are met throughout your separation. With Dr. Rodman's proven communication techniques, you will: Initiate honest conversations where your children can express their thoughts Discuss divorce-related topics and answer questions in age-appropriate ways Validate your children's feelings, making them feel acknowledged and secure Strengthen and deepen your relationship with your kids Whether you're raising toddlers, school-aged children, or young adults, How to Talk to Your Kids About Your Divorce will help your kids feel heard, valued, and loved during this difficult time.
FAST MINDS is an acronym for common symptoms that are often seen in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Millions of adults have ADHD or some of its traits, but they are under-recognized, under-treated, and often under-supported. This book empowers people with ADHD, or some of its characteristics, to adapt and thrive. By working through the program in this book, you will develop personalized strategies to take control of your life. Forgetful. Achieving below potential. Stuck in a rut. Time challenged. Motivationally challenged. Impulsive. Novelty seeking. Distractible. Scattered. If any or all of these symptoms are making it difficult for you—or someone you know—to live life to the fullest, then the clinically proven, cutting-edge program in this book will help you understand your struggles and challenges. Whether you have been diagnosed with ADHD, think you may have it, or just exhibit many of these traits, FAST MINDS will help you: Figure out what isn’t working in your life, and the keys to fixing it. Build personalized strategies for managing your time, tasks, and relationships. Learn organizational habits that work for you. Stop communicating poorly, making impulsive choices and taking pointless risks. Eliminate negative thinking patterns that waste your mental energy. Create environments that support your challenges. Make the most of both medical and nonmedical resources (medication, coaching, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, support groups, lifestyle change). With inspiring stories of real people who have adapted and thrived using the methods in this book, FAST MINDS will help you create the kind of life you want to live.
People have too long accepted their lot in life. People have too long accepted the idea that some have it and some don’t. People are waking up to the idea that some are not more entitled to the good life than others. People are tired of playing in and paying in to corporate greed. By the same token, people have for too long accepted the concept of mental illness, putting the power for healing in the hands of the authority. People are frustrated and looking for answers, for a better way to achieve a happier life, for a “way out” of whatever makes us feel stuck, for a “way in” to the life really desired. THIS WAY OUT presents Personality Integration Th eory and Th erapy (IT); a revolutionary blueprint to change lives. This breakthrough, empowering new system of concepts and techniques takes into account our spiritual dimension, putting our spiritual nature into context in our psyches and our lives. IT puts the power in the right hands—our own. We are still evolving, and we are nearing a great shift in human consciousness. In these pages you will fi nd a down-to-earth theory, one that embeds practical spirituality into a userfriendly system of psychology. With it, you will fi nd eff ective methods for getting control of all aspects of your life; family, relationships, finance, creative recovery, and spirituality. Herein, revealed for the very first time, discover the elusive but necessary “Missing Piece” that makes deep and lasting change possible.
Author: Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Release Date: 2017
Outside the Box: Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults -- A Practical Guide identifies assumptions about ADD/ADHD that demand reevaluation in light of recent research. Building upon a current, science-based foundation, the book describes in practical terms how ADHD can be recognized at various ages; how it differs from more typical brain development; how it can significantly impair those affected; and how it can safely, and in most cases effectively, be treated in children and adults. The book is based upon current scientific research but also on the experience and perspective of the author, a clinician who has devoted more than 35 years to studying this disorder formally and countless hours to engaging with and providing treatment for a diversity of children, teenagers, and adults with ADHD and related problems. The book's audience is the wide variety of clinicians involved in assessing, treating, and/or monitoring the care of children and adults with this disorder (e.g., pediatricians, primary care physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and clinical social workers) and also educators, disability service providers, human resource specialists, and the adolescents and adults who seek more information about ADHD assessment and treatment for themselves or for family or friends. The book offers practical, accessible information that is grounded in the latest research: * The book is focused not primarily on details of academic arguments but on practical aspects of ADHD -- how it varies from one person to another, how it changes over the life span, how treatments need to be adjusted for different individuals, and how it sometimes gets worse and sometimes gets better.* Emphasizing that ADHD is not a simple problem of failing to listen or staying focused on a task, the author examines research demonstrating that ADHD results from impairment of a complex syndrome of brain functions essential for self-management, the "executive functions." * While DSM-5 is acknowledged as a valuable source of information about ADHD, this book draws upon a wider range of scientific research and perspectives not yet incorporated into DSM. * Although accessible to the general reader, the text includes citations to sources that can be used to obtain additional, more technical information. Utterly current and scientifically based, Outside the Box: Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults -- A Practical Guide challenges old thinking and provides much-needed information and support to clinicians, educators, patients, and families.
Author: Thomas A. Harris
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
Release Date: 2011-07-15
Thomas A. Harris hat zusammen mit Eric Berne («Spiele der Erwachsenen») die Transaktionsanalyse wissenschaftlich begründet und praktisch erprobt. Das vorliegende Buch ist die Summe seiner zehnjährigen Arbeit mit Einzelnen und Gruppen. Harris erklärt an anschaulichen Beispielen aus dem Alltagsleben die vier Grundeinstellungen, die das Verhalten aller Menschen bestimmen. Er wendet sein System an auf Probleme in der Ehe und bei der Kindererziehung, auf psychische und geistige Störungen, auf Aggression und Gewalt, auf die Generationenkonflikte, auf Vorurteile gegenüber Minderheiten, auf Fragen der Kreativität, Schwierigkeiten in der Pubertätszeit, ethische und religiöse Überzeugungen und internationale Spannungen.
Author: Ellen Fein
Publisher: Piper Verlag
Release Date: 2012-06-18
Genre: Family & Relationships
Den richtigen Mann zu finden erscheint vielen Frauen schwerer, als einen guten Job zu bekommen, ein Auto zu reparieren oder den Kilimandscharo zu erklimmen. Mit den goldenen Regeln, wie Sie den Mann Ihrer Wahl an die Leine legen, landete das Autorinnenduo einen Sensationserfolg. Der Klassiker der So-angeln-Sie-sich-Mr.Right-Literatur jetzt in neuer Ausstattung!
»Dafür haben wir jetzt keine Zeit«, war lange der Satz, den die Töchter von Rachel Macy Stafford am häufigsten von ihrer Mutter hörten. Die junge Frau verlor sich geradezu in ihrem hektischen Alltag, während sie versuchte, allen Ansprüchen gerecht zu werden. Bis es schließlich nicht mehr weiterging.Nicht für sie, nicht für ihren Partner und vor allem nicht für ihre Kinder. Rachel Macy Stafford zog daraufhin die Reißleine und beschloss, ihr Leben zu ändern. Sie entwickelte ein Programm für mehr Achtsamkeit und Gelassenheit und lernte so auch selbst, endlich wieder bewusst Zeit mit ihrer Familie zu verbringen.
Traditional Chinese edition of The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understand and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps by Melissa Orlov with practical tips, exercises, and stories. In Traditional Chinese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.