ADHD Course 1: Diagnosis, Demographics and Subtyping

Get 2 CE credits for $49. Upon purchasing the course you will have access to a video of a narrated PowerPoint presentation from Dr. Barkley, a PDF PowerPoint slides handout you can choose to print out as well as a recommended reading list created by Dr. Barkley. Course 1 has also been approved by the Ohio CSWMFT Board for 2 clock hours: MCST041138.

This is a video recording of a PowerPoint presentation. Dr. Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. narrated this presentation in late March, 2011. Dr. Barkley is an engaging speaker who weaves in great insights related to the problems with diagnosing ADHD under DSM-IV and potential solutions for DSM-5. He also describes a more evidence-based approach toward Adult ADHD, including key questions for differentiating the disorder from other presentations. He also describes the "Sluggish Cognitive Tempo" sub-group of individuals often diagnosed with ADHD, inattentive type and treatment implications related to SCT.


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Course 1 Outline

What is ADHD? The Current Clinical View
More on ADHD
Prevalence
ADHD varies by Setting
Sex Differences
DSM-IV Criteria for ADHD
Inattention Symptoms (DSM-IV)
Hyperactive-Impulsive Symptoms
Issues for DSM-V (DSM-5)
More Issues for DSM-5
Best New Symptoms for Adults
DSM Subtypes VS Research Based Subtypes
ADHD Inattentive Type - Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT) Subset
More Distinguishing Features of SCT
More on SCT in adults
SCT vs ADHD adults on executive functioning ratings
Impairments in SCT vs ADHD
What is the nature of SCT?
More on SCT as mind wandering
Treatment implications for SCT
Conclusions


Invite Russell Barkley, Ph.D. in to your living room or office for hours and hours to bring you up to date on the current science and best practices in working with both children and adults with ADHD. Learn how the DSM-IV is not always supported and the new directions the field is proceeding towards with DSM-5.


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