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Archives: February 2010

posted: Tuesday February 23rd - 10:30am

Howie Mandel on His Book Here’s the Deal: Don’t Touch Me!

Mandel discusses his attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and his memoir, which explores how both have affected him, in a humorous way, of course.

My interview with Howie Mandel, who is diagnosed with OCD and ADHD, for the latest issue of ADDitude magazine was tied to the November 2009 release of his book (with co-author Josh Young) Here’s the Deal: Don’t Touch Me! The book enjoyed several weeks on the New York Times best-sellers list. Here’s what Mandel had to say about Here's the Deal: “It’s a really honest look at...
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posted: Wednesday February 17th - 5:30pm

Forever Friends Club Book Giveaway to Celebrate ADHD and Adoption

A proud mom of an adopted ADHD daughter celebrates her adoption anniversary with a book giveaway of The Forever Friends Club, a chapter book about ADHD and adoption.

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Last weekend we celebrated my daughter Natalie’s "Gotcha Day," the 7th anniversary of her adoption. In honor of Natalie, I’m pleased to announce the Adoption & ADHD Book Giveaway! The book in question, The Forever Friends Club is a brand new release that happens to be a perfect fit for Natalie. It’s about adoption, features a character who seems to have attention deficit hyperactivity...
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posted: Thursday February 11th - 3:00pm

Howie Mandel Promotes Mental Health Awareness

In an interview with ADDitude magazine Howie Mandel opens up about mental health awareness and how he became public about his obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

In our recent interview, Howie Mandel spoke passionately and articulately about the stigma attached to having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), or any condition that falls into the whole “mental health” category. Here’s what he had to say: “After I impulsively revealed that I have OCD on a talk show, I was devastated. But when I eventually emerged...
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posted: Tuesday February 2nd - 12:00pm

Howie Mandel's Impulsive ADHD Pranks

Howie Mandel opens up about his experience with ADHD and OCD — special extras from ADDitude's interview with the celebrity.

Reader be warned: Here’s another plug for the Spring 2010 issue of ADDitude magazine! Howie Mandel is the focus of this issue’s “In Their Words: ADDers sound off on family, work, life” (p.13), an ADDitude regular feature. Out of ADDitude’s whole stable of writers, I was somehow the writer to draw this great gig — taking down Howie’s words as he talked about his ADHD...
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