Smart but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD


“No matter where you are in your journey to success, if you have ADHD, this book will help to speed you on your way. I could not recommend it more highly.”

Edward (Ned) Hallowell, MD, author, Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction

“Clearly written, rich in detail, and full of helpful advice, this book will be beneficial to anyone with ADHD and to those who struggle to live with, understand, and help them.”

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, clinical professor, Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina; author, Taking Charge of ADHD and Taking Charge of Adult ADHD

“This book, reflecting Dr. Brown’s 35 years of clinical practice combined with the latest findings from affective neuroscience, is a must-read for anyone who is interested in ADHD.”

James J. Gross, PhD, professor, psychology, Stanford University; editor, Handbook of Emotion Regulation

“Dr. Brown introduces a forgotten piece in the life of those suffering from ADHD—the role of emotions.”

Luis Augusto Rohde, MD, PhD, president, World Federation of ADHD; professor,psychiatry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

“These engaging vignettes vividly bring to life emotional difficulties that, even for very intelligent teens and adults, can lead to frustration and failure in efforts to overcome their deficits in attention, organization, and motivation.”

Mina K. Dulcan, MD, professor, Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics,Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.