[ch]. 1. Hurried society and its experience -- [ch]. 2. Great misadventures in time -- [ch]. 3. Speed and its transformation of human consciousness -- [ch]. 4. Sensory addictions: how culture manufactures disease -- [ch]. 5. Generation Rx -- [ch]. 6. Deliberate living: because patience comes to those who wait.
" ... the story of the fastest culture on earth--American culture--and how it has created a nation of people hooked on speed and the stimulant drugs that simulate speed's mind-altering effects ... [An] illuminating investigation of the epidemic of ADD today and its most widely prescribed treatment, the powerful psychostimulant Ritalin ..."--Jacket.