The writing style is clear, concise, and compelling, and the layout of the text effectively integrates chapter summaries and continuity of a variety of topic areas.Clinicians in particular may appreciate the focus on treatment strategies....For the first time ever, readers are able to gain an empirically derived, comprehensive contrast of how ADHD is uniquely exhibited, categorized, and treated in adulthood versus childhood....
The authors succeed splendidly in their effort to communicate the severity of adult ADHD and to advance concepts about its nature and ideas of addressing its related impairments.” “In impressive and straightforward style, reviews a wealth of data on comorbid conditions and treatment considerations.
There are also important chapters on the effects of ADHD on health, lifestyle, money management, driving, marriage, and parenting.
For clinicians who are skeptical about the serious impairments associated with ADHD in adults, this is a very compelling book.
The quality and magnitude of ADHD in Adults: What the Science Says can uniquely inform future nosology and research on ADHD in adulthood.
Clinicians, researchers, graduate students, and the educated lay public will feel that they have at once found both an authoritative reference on ADHD in adulthood and a text that actually addresses the common experiences of many adults with ADHD.” “Remarkable....[It] will be an enormous resource for years to come.