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Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.

Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., was an instructor at Harvard Medical School for twenty years and is now the director of the Hallowell Centers for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Sudbury, Massachusetts, and New York City. He is the co-author of Delivered from Distraction and Driven to Distraction as well as the author of CrazyBusy, The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness, and Worry, among other titles.

Sue George Hallowell, LICSW, has been a practicing couples’ therapist for more than twenty-five years. The Hallowells are the parents of three teenage children. They live in Arlington, Massachusetts.

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Answers to Distraction
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2010
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-45639-7 (0-307-45639-0)

The book that answers your questions about ADD—now revised and updated 
 
After decades of being unfairly diagnosed, children and adults with attention deficit disorder are now recognized as having a common and treatable neurological condition. Drs. Hallowell and Ratey answer the questions most frequently asked at their nationwide workshops and seminars, resulting in an... Read more






The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | August 2003
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-44233-8 (0-345-44233-4)

Here, at last, is a book brimming with the good news of raising children—the basic reassuring news about happiness and unconditional love, about enduring family connections and kids who grow up right. Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., father of three and a clinical psychiatrist, has thought long and hard about what makes... Read more






CrazyBusy
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | March 2007
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-48244-0 (0-345-48244-1)

Look at what's happened to the usual how-are-you exchange. It used to go like this: "How are you?" "Fine." Now it often goes like this: "How are you?" "Busy." Or "Too busy." Or simply "Crazy."

Without intending for it to happen or knowing how, when, or why it got started, many people... Read more






Delivered from Distraction
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | December 2005
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-44231-4 (0-345-44231-8)

In 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder. Widely recognized as the classic in the field, the book has sold more than a million copies. Now a second revolution is under way in the approach to ADD, and the news is great. Drug therapies... Read more






Driven to Distraction (Revised)
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.
Anchor | Trade Paperback | September 2011
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-74315-2 (0-307-74315-2)

Groundbreaking and comprehensive, Driven to Distraction has been a lifeline to the approximately eighteen million Americans who are thought to have ADHD. Now the bestselling book is revised and updated with current medical information for a new generation searching for answers.
 
Through vivid stories and case histories of patients—both adults and... Read more






Married to Distraction
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., Sue Hallowell and Melissa Orlov
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | February 2011
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-50800-3 (0-345-50800-9)

Are you more distant from your spouse than you’d like to be? Do you or your spouse waste time mindlessly viewing email or surfing the Web? Welcome to the club! Modern marriage is busy, distracted, and overloaded to extremes, with ever-increasing lists of things to do, superficial electronic connections, and interrupted... Read more






Superparenting for ADD
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and Peter S. Jensen
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | February 2010
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-49777-2 (0-345-49777-5)

With decades of experience working with ADD children, Dr. Edward Hallowell has long argued that ADD is too often misunderstood, mistreated, and mislabeled as a “disability.” Now he teams up with top academic ADD researcher Peter S. Jensen, M.D., to bring you an invaluable new approach to helping your ADD child... Read more






Superparenting for ADD
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and Peter S. Jensen
Ballantine Books | Hardcover | December 2008
$25.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-49776-5 (0-345-49776-7)

With decades of experience working with ADD children, Dr. Edward Hallowell–a pediatric psychiatric clinician, father of two ADD children, and himself an adult with ADD–understands how easily the gifts of this condition are lost on a child amid negative comments from doctors, teachers, and even loving but frustrated parents. Hallowell has... Read more






Worry
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | September 1998
$16.95/25.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-42458-7 (0-345-42458-1)

Here is the first book to explore every facet of the most common and debilitating emotional state: worry. While a healthy level of worry can help us perform efficiently at work, anticipate dangers, and learn from past errors, in its extreme forms worry can become "toxic"--poisoning our pleasures, sabotaging our achievements... Read more





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