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100 Questions & Answers About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Women and Girls

Author(s): Dr. Patricia Quinn, MD, Co-Founder and Director, The National Center for Girls and Women with ADHD, Washington D.C., Washington D.C.
  • ISBN-13: 9780763784522
  • Paperback    242 pages      © 2012
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If you are a woman who has been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or the parent of a girl with the condition, this book offers help. 100 Questions & Answers About Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Women and Girls provides authoritative, practical answers to common questions about this disorder. Written by a renowned ADHD specialist, this book presents important information about common symptoms, the diagnosis process, management, and sources of support for women and girls with ADHD. An invaluable resource, this book provides the necessary tools for anyone coping with the emotional turmoil caused by ADHD.

Part  1  ADHD in Women and Girls: What are the Differences?
Part  2  ADHD and Coexisting Conditions Commonly Seen in Girls and Women
Part  3  Treatment of ADHD in Girls and Women
Part  4  Other Issues Faced by Girls and Women with ADHD
Part  5  Getting More Help for ADHD

Dr. Patricia Quinn, MD-Co-Founder and Director, The National Center for Girls and Women with ADHD, Washington D.C., Washington D.C.

Dr. Patricia Quinn is a developmental pediatrician specializing in child development and psychopharmacology who has worked for over 30 years in the areas of ADHD and learning disabilities. She is the author of several books on ADD (ADHD) which include: Putting on the Brakes: A Young People’s Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the companion workbook, for children 8 to 12 years old, Adolescence and ADD: Gaining the Advantage, Attention Deficit Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment from Infancy to Adulthood, Understanding Girls with ADHD, and Voices from Fatherhood: Fathers, Sons, and ADHD. Dr. Quinn gives workshops nationwide and has appeared on numerous television programs such as Lifetime’s New Attitudes, To The Contrary for PBS, and Good Morning America. In the last decade, she has devoted her attention professionally to the issues confronting girls and women with ADD (ADHD) with a particular interest on the relationship of a mother and child with ADHD. She also feels a strong commitment to working with teenagers with ADHD, helping them to identify and manage issues specific to their age group. In 2000, Dr. Quinn received the CHADD Hall of Fame Award. She is also co-editor of ADDvance: A Magazine for Women with ADD and is co-founder and currently director of the non-profit organization, The National Center for Girls and Women with ADHD. She is currently working on a book for girls, ages 8 to 12 years, who have ADD.
  • “Dr. Quinn has condensed her 40 years of clinical and research experience into an easy-to-read, evidence-based guide for people and families who struggle with AD/HD. This book sharpens its focus on girls and women whose unique experience with the disorder have often been overlooked. The question-and-answer format of this excellent book makes it easy to quickly find the information you need. I will recommend it my patients.”
    - David W. Goodman, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Director, Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Center of Maryland

  • “Pat Quinn has created a book that is succinct, up-to-date, and targets every issue that could come to the mind of a woman with AD/HD or the parent of a girl with AD/HD. This will certainly be a resource I’ll recommend to the many females that come to my clinic. A great resource from a top authority!”
    - Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, Director, Chesapeake ADHD Center of Maryland

  • “Dr. Patricia O. Quinn consolidates the lessons of a career dedicated to understanding and helping women with AD/HD in this valuable book. In straightforward language, she presents practical recommendations grounded in her experience working with thousands of women with AD/HD and up-to-date science. Her caring and expert perspective shines throughout as she illuminates both the unique challenges faced by women with AD/HD and how women with AD/HD can overcome said challenges.”
    - Craig Bruce Surman, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital