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Advances in Understanding & Managing ADHDIn Children and Teens

Russell Barkley, Ph.D.

6.0 CE Hours Available

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Audio Download
Price$95.00
CD Audio w/ Audio Download
Price$110.00
DVD Video w/ Streaming Video
Price$130.00
Streaming Video
Price$115.00
Other
Price$45.00

Objectives

Participants will be able to describe:

  • The specific nature of the inhibition and attention deficits in ADHD
  • Modifications needed to improve the rigor of DSM criteria for ADHD diagnosis
  • The current neuropsychological theories of ADHD
  • Sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) inattention subtype
  • The key role of emotional self-regulation
  • problems in understanding the nature of ADHD
  • the role of poor emotion regulation in the assessment and management of ADHD
  • Reasons comorbid disorders may be associated with ADHD
  • How comorbid disorders may alter treatment planning
  • The most likely etiologies of ADHD
  • Major advances in management approaches used to treat childhood and adolescent ADHD

Topics

Advances in Diagnosis and Subtyping

  • Specific nature of ADHD symptoms
  • Current DSM-5 diagnostic criteria
  • Modifications necessary for updating the DSM-5
  • Subtyping of ADHD
  • Sluggish Cognitive Tempo or Concentration Deficit Disorder

The Importance of Emotion in Understanding and Managing ADHD

  • Emotional impulsiveness and deficient emotional self-regulation
  • Comorbid disorders
  • Emotional adjustment problems in ADHD
  • Including emotions in ADHD management

Optimizing ADHD Treatment The Impact of Comorbidity

  • Past approaches to ADHD subtyping
  • Using comorbidity to clinically subtype
  • Prevalence of comorbidity in ADHD
  • Treatment implications

Advances in Etiology and Management

  • Causes of ADHD
  • Using etiological research for understanding and managing ADHD
  • Experimental, disproven and unproven treatments