Taking Charge of Your ADD: Job Performance

In This Chapter

In this chapter, coping techniques are suggested for dealing with the problem areas covered by the ADD Workplace Questionnaire in the Appendix. It may be useful to complete this questionnaire before reading Chapters 3, 4 and 5,

This chapter focuses primarily on ways to perform your work more efficiently. Keep in mind that ADD is not manifested identically in all people. Some of the patterns described may apply to you while others may not. Focus on those sections that correspond to your particular concerns.


Problems with distractibility can be either external (distractions in the environment) or internal (distractions due to internal thoughts, reactions, ...

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