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Taking Charge of Your ADD: Social Skills

In This Chapter

This chapter focuses on the effects of ADD on work productivity from an interpersonal perspective. Social and communication patterns sometimes found in adults with ADD are discussed and suggestions are offered for ways to improve your social interactions at work.

In the preceding chapter we considered a range of ADD traits (and patterns often found associated with ADD) in terms of their direct effect on job performance. An essential part of performing your job, however, depends on your ability to work well with others. Let’s go back, then, and reconsider these same ADD traits from an interpersonal point of view.

Why All This Emphasis on Social Skills?

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