Scattered Minds

by Gabor Maté

13.50

3 in stock

ISBN:9781785042218

Genre:Mind, Body, Spirit / Non Fiction / Popular Psychology

Format:paperback

Description

Bestselling author and clinician Gabor Mate proposes a radical new theory on the ADD epidemicScattered Minds explodes the myth of attention deficit disorder as genetically based – and offers real hope and advice for children and adults who live with the condition.Gabor Mate is a revered physician who specializes in neurology, psychiatry and psychology – and himself has ADD. With wisdom gained through years of medical practice and research, Scattered Minds is a must-read for parents – and for anyone interested how experiences in infancy shape the biology and psychology of the human brain.Scattered Minds: Demonstrates that ADD is not an inherited illness, but a reversible impairment and developmental delayExplains that in ADD, circuits in the brain whose job is emotional self-regulation and attention control fail to develop in infancy – and whyShows how ‘distractibility’ is the psychological product of life experienceAllows parents to understand what makes their ADD children tick, and adults with ADD to gain insights into their emotions and behavioursExpresses optimism about neurological development even in adulthoodPresents a programme of how to promote this development in both children and adults

Additional information

Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm