Overload: Attention Deficit Disorder and the Addictive Brain
by David Miller, Ph.D. and Kenneth Blum, Ph.D.
While awareness of addictive behavior and attention deficit disorder has grown in the national consciousness, a vital connection between the two has received little attention. Now, a counselor and a scientist, both of whom had discovered a relationship independently, come together to explain a link between these debilitation afflictions. One, the counselor, had wrested with his won ADHD and alcoholism, the other, the scientist, had been researching the link between alcohol and the brain for over two decades. In this groundbreaking work, they provide the reader with penetrating insights into the nature of ADHD, its connection with addictive behavior, and possible solutions for escaping the deadly spiral that entraps those unfortunate enough to be afflicted by both.