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Adult Onset ADHD:  Does it Exist?  Is it Distinct from Youth Onset ADHD?

Adult Onset ADHD:  Does it Exist?  Is it Distinct from Youth Onset ADHD? There is a growing interest (and controversy) about ‘adult’ onset ADHD.    No current diagnostic system allows for the diagnosis of ADHD in adulthood, yet clinicians sometimes face adults who meet all criteria for ADHD, except for age at onset.    Although many of […]

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ADHD Symptoms Manifest in Automatic and Controlled Processing

ADHD Symptoms Manifest in Automatic and Controlled Processing Jennifer Lee, Doctoral Candidate Beth Krone, PhD Long Island University Post Campus Investigating and understanding the underlying nature of attention processes in ADHD can help drive improvements in treatment. In a new study, Caprì, Santoddi, and Fabio (2020)1 examined whether children with ADHD exhibited deficits in automatic […]

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APSARD 2020 Mentorship Initiative

The annual meeting of APSARD is an opportunity to bring experts together to share knowledge and build collaborative relationships for improving research and clinical practice. This year, the leadership of APSARD joined together to provide an unprecedented mentoring opportunity for young clinical investigators in the first APSARD Mentorship Awards Day. Ten outstanding junior clinician-researchers were […]

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Bullying, Aggression and ADHD

Conference Posters: Don’t miss the poster sessions at the 2020 Annual Meeting of APSARD. Hear new voices and see new research! Bullying, Aggression and ADHD Jessica Simmons, M.A. Kevin Antshel, Ph.D. Department of Psychology ADHD Lifespan Treatment, Education and Research (ALTER) program Syracuse University   Bullying is a repetitive aggressive behavior that occurs in an […]

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Emotion Dysregulation: A Major Problem For Adolescents With ADHD   

EMOTION DYSREGULATION: A MAJOR PROBLEM FOR ADOLESCENTS WITH ADHD    By: Joel Young The consequences of emotion dysregulation (ED) is a major problem for adolescents with ADHD, whether the behavior is shrieking at a teacher who confiscates a cell phone not allowed during class or punching another student who crashed into the teen, maybe not on […]

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Web Portal That Helps Providers Implement the New ADHD Guideline Offered Free to Providers Across the U.S.

Web Portal That Helps Providers Implement the New ADHD Guideline Offered Free to Providers Across the U.S. A web-based technology that helps pediatric providers, parents and educators improve the quality of care for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), is being offered for free to pediatric practices nationwide by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. This technology has the […]

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Role of Neuropsychological Assessment in ADHD

Role of Neuropsychological Assessment in ADHD Kevin Antshel, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology Director of Clinical Psychology doctoral program ADHD Lifespan Treatment, Education and Research (ALTER) program Syracuse University The role of neuropsychology in the assessment of ADHD is a controversial topic and one that generates considerable discourse on both sides of the argument. On the […]

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Ask the ADHD Experts Series

TOPIC: ADHD Medications – How to Determine the Best Course for Your Patients Presented by Anthony Rostain, MD, MA, Chair (University of Pennsylvania); David Goodman, MD (Johns Hopkins); Mary Solanto, PhD (NYU Langone); Lenard A. Adler, MD (NYU Langone); Richard Gallagher, MD (NYU Langone), and James McCracken, MD (UCLA).  Recorded at the Annual Meeting of […]

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NIMH Funded Web Portal That Helps Providers Implement the New ADHD Guideline

NIMH Funded Web Portal That Helps Providers Implement the New ADHD Guideline The mehealth portal is now available online at www.mehealth.com to pediatric providers, parents and educators working to improve quality of care for people with ADHD. Funded by a four-year, $2.8 million NIMH grant through the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, mehealth is free […]

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APSARD 2020 Annual Meeting- Role of Neuropsychological Assessment in ADHD

  Role of Neuropsychological Assessment in ADHD Kevin Antshel, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology Director of Clinical Psychology doctoral program ADHD Lifespan Treatment, Education and Research (ALTER) program Syracuse University   The role of neuropsychology in the assessment of ADHD is a controversial topic and one that generates considerable discourse on both sides of the argument. […]

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