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. 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.

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And an interesting hypothesis about the origin of ADHD that may or may not resonate with each reader.

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I love Gabor Mate’s books because of his elegant, “zen-ny” and honest writing style. Those with ADD, their loved ones and physicians will profit from reading this book. From the Trade Scartered edition. To ask other readers questions about Scatteredplease sign up. He made national headlines in defense of the physicians working at Insite a legal supervised safe injection site scatteree the federal Minister of Health, Tony Clement, attacked them as unethical.

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People who do not yet know they have it will have their lives transformed. In Defense of Food Michael Pollan. He integrates developmental understanding, neuroscience and psychiatric concepts and succeeds in challenging the medical model of ADHD. Jun 10, Kristen rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Do yourself a favor and read this book, you csattered regret it.

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At the end of the appointment I promised her I would talk to my physician about a diagnosis. May 30, Pages Buy. Those things are challenges for everyone, but they are excruciating for someone who has the misfortune of a certain set of developmental sensitivities and brain function challenges.

I very soon realized I actually had ZERO idea what ADHD was outside of the stereotypical notion of it, and did some obsessive online research alongside reading this book. His maternal grandparents were killed in Auschwitz when he was five months old, his aunt disappeared during the war, and his father endured forced labour at the hands of the Nazis.

Feb 03, rae rated it it was amazing Shelves: See 1 question about Scattered…. You will also find hope. I used a highlighter marker to sum up what I’ll want to reference. It isn’t just about ADD; it’s about how to parent both your children and yourself in a way that promotes healthy mental well-being.

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

Available soon, pre-order now. Sure, they can coexist at different levels at the same time, but in my experience they definitely are not the same thing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Living with a Black Dog Ainsley Johnstone.


Jun 04, Maya rated it it was amazing. Xcattered Scattered, he describes the painful realities of ADD and its effect on children as well as on career and social paths in adults. In this breakthrough guide to understanding, treating, and healing Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. I’ve never had a book hit so close to home as this one did; it felt almost as if Dr. Then we discussed why, etc, blah blah.

Overall lovely book for anyone who’s into mental health and mindfulness I could go on. Looking for beautiful books? Treatment of ADD in both parents treating their children and adults treating themselves center on awareness and compassion.

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After graduating with a B. Mate’s emphasis is that no one solution helps all people with ADD, but that while treating the symptoms it is good to look for the root causes.

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