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John J. Ratey, M.D.
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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.


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $16.00

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 easy-to-read reference that covers every aspect of the... Read more >
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Answers to Distraction

Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 17, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Delivered from Distraction

Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: eBook
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $13.99

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Delivered from Distraction
Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $16.00

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 >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Driven to Distraction (Revised)
Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Driven to Distraction (Revised)
Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $15.95

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 >
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Shadow Syndromes
The Mild Forms of Major Mental Disorders That Sabotage Us
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: June 1, 1998
Price: $16.00

Millions of people who attribute their daily life problems to bad parents or low self-esteem or lack of will power are in fact struggling with a shadow syndrome. Chronic sadness, obsessiveness, outbursts of anger, the inability to finish tasks, disabling discomfort in social situations - these and other problems are all... Read more >

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A User's Guide to the Brain
Perception, Attention, and the Four Theaters of the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 8, 2002
Price: $16.95

With his acclaimed Shadow Syndromes and the bestselling Driven to Distraction, Harvard professor John J. Ratey has been at the forefront in explaining the current revolution in the neurosciences. In this new work, he guides us through the brain’s workings and its role in our behavior.

Recent discoveries have revealed the brain... Read more >
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A User's Guide to the Brain
Perception, Attention, and the Four Theatres of the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 13, 2001
Price: $13.99

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