“Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD”
Product DescriptionBy Thomas Brown, Ph.D.
Smart but Stuck offers 15 true and compelling stories about intelligent, capable teens and adults who have gotten “stuck” at school, work, and/or in social relationships because of their ADHD. Dr. Brown highlights the often unrecognized role that emotions play in this complex disorder. He explains why even very bright people with ADHD get stuck because they can focus well on some tasks that interest them, but often can’t focus adequately on other important tasks and relationships.
- The first book to explain and illustrate the crucial role of emotions in the daily functioning of those living with ADHD
- Brown, Associate Director of the Yale Clinic for Attention & Related Disorders, is an internationally known authority on ADHD
Drawing on the latest research findings, the book describes strategies and treatments for getting “unstuck” to move on to a more rewarding and productive life.
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Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., is a Yale-trained clinical psychologist who specializes in assessment and treatment of ADHD and related problems in children, adolescents, and adults. After serving on the clinical faculty of Yale Medical School for 25 years he has relocated to Manhattan Beach, California, to open his new Brown Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders. He is also an adjunct clinical associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.
Dr. Brown has published 30 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles and five books on ADHD. His Smart but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD was published in 2014. His newest book, Outside the Box: Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults: A Practical Guide, was released this month. You can reach him at: BrownADHDclinic.com.