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John J. Ratey, M.D.

John J. Ratey, M.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and is in private practice. He lives in the Boston area.

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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






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






Shadow Syndromes
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.
Bantam | Trade Paperback | June 1998
$16.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-37959-4 (0-553-37959-3)

Are you living under a shadow?

Do you or someone you love suffer from:

Chronic sadness
Obsessiveness
Outbursts of anger
The inability to finish tasks
Acute anxiety
Disabling discomfort in social situations

These are the "shadow syndromes" of major mental disorders that limit the lives, productivity, and happiness of millions of people.

Drawing... Read more






A User's Guide to the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2002
$16.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70107-8 (0-375-70107-9)

John Ratey, bestselling author and clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, here lucidly explains the human brain’s workings, and paves the way for a better understanding of how the brain affects who we are. Ratey provides insight into the basic structure and chemistry of the brain, and demonstrates how... Read more





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