ADHD Course 13: ADHD in Adults Part I: Nature and Diagnosis

2 CE; $49; the video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

This course reinforces information from the diagnosis and subtyping course with application to Adults with ADHD. The course also includes a wealth of information on the group of individuals termed Sluggish Cognitive Tempo.Participants will be able to describe factors associated with Adult ADHD; Participants will be able to list considerations for diagnosing Adult ADHD; Participants will be able to describe the nature of Sluggish Cognitive Tempo.


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Course Outline

History of ADHD in Adults
Adult ADHD & the DSM-IV
How symptoms change over development
Problems with using the DSM-IV criteria with adults
The best new symptoms for Adult ADHD
Executive Functioning
Sluggish Cognitive Tempo in Adults
Treatment Implications for Sluggish Cognitive Tempo
Prevalence
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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