Whereas other books on the subject describe the condition as inherited, Dr. Gabor Maté believes that our social and emotional environments play a key role in. In this breakthrough guide to understanding, treating, and healing Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Gabor Maté, an adult with ADD and the father of three ADD. Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder [Gabor Mate] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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If you or your children are affected, I highly recommend this book. Mate’s books, each one of them has been really illuminating scatteref given me a great deal of food for thought. One has ADD symptoms. Quite a lot actually. Jul 27, Pages. I’ve become a bit of an evangelist about this book, since I see things so differently now.

Scattered Minds

I’m personally convinced that my experience isn’t just gabr. The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder has become one of the most important books in my life.

Fortunately, science has begun to gaobr us and really understand that there are things we can do as adults to change our wiring and create systems and support networks to help us if we are scattered. Gahor moving and heartfelt narrative on A I’ve never had a book hit so close to home as this one did; it felt almost as if Dr.

He was also the medical co-ordinator of the Palliative Care Unit at Vancouver Hospital for seven years. Mate’s books he has mixed science with extremely readable material. Read beautifully like it was from the author.


What I’m appreciating is that he doesn’t pander, and he doesn’t wrap it up as simply a brain function issue, which is scatteerd I’ve felt to be true. It always amazes me how a person with such intellect can write in a way that feels so close to home: The point is that even though his mother loved him and took the best care of him that a mother could, the times were incredibly stressful and that infants are deeply influenced by their mother’s state of mind, even if the mother is loving and caring.

Conclusion 31 I Never Saw the Trees: Heredity and the Environments of Childhood 7 Emotional Allergies: Levine PhD, Bessel A.

He grew up with undiagnosed ADD. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This raises a crucial question: Gabor Mate’s approach to Attention Deficit Disorder is radically different from many, as he builds a salient case for our socio-emotional environment plays a key role in both the cause and treatment of this condition, with genetic factors important but insufficient. Ultimately, you will need a family based therapist to help you rewire if you or your child has ADD, and he explains why.

The have enough chaos, give them some sscattered. So his point isn’t that medication and behavioral treatments are useless, as that they are better done with a focus on relationship and particularly on attachment difficulties.

Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It

We are a nation that is growing more and more distracted and that is already having detrimental effects. The knowledge you gain from this book is invaluable. Please try again later. This is a most readable “meta-work” that elegantly synthesizes many important insights into developmental disorders, parental challenges and our shared cultural attention deficit trajectory.

What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. The beginning was a little accusatory towards those that raised you but I figure every generation should set aside a little therapy fund for their offspring.

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The narration by Daniel Mate is flawless and just adds scttered the satisfying experience of listening to the book. Sep 18, Ann Frost rated it it was amazing. Inspired by Your Browsing History.

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Mate warns against placing too much emphasis on treating ADD with medication only and offers us his common sense recommendations for healing one’s relationship with their ADD child, or ADD selves, the most important of which being to create an environment of unconditional positive regard without which it is impossible for the person living with ADD to fully heal emotionally.

Siegel, the mind actually emerges out of mafe interaction between your brain and relationships. Stay in Touch Sign up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sure, I have always been extremely spacey and inattentive, disastrously disorganized and distracted, chronically forgetful and tuned out and so and and so forth The realization that anxiety and shame acquired early in life can “hijack” brain function made me understand better how I can think one way and act a completely different way, so that sometimes I feel like I am two people.

And I think that chapter has great information for all sczttered. Waking the Tiger offers a new and hopeful vision of trauma.