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Reflections from a 2018 APSARD Travel Awardee

This was my first APSARD conference and I was not sure what to expect. I knew APSARD as a psychiatry conference and assumed many presentations would focus on medication management of ADHD symptoms. Although some symposia addressed medication issues, symposia topics covered the waterfront, from etiological models involving genetics and neuroscience to clinically-oriented sessions about […]

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Symposium Showcases Effectiveness of ADHD Coaching at APSARD 2018

                Blog by Jodi Sleeper-Triplett, Elizabeth Ahmann, and Lisa Joy Tuttle Professionals devoted to improving the lives of folks with ADHD know how our clients and patients struggle to carry out their desired objectives. Inconsistent attention and motivation and persistent challenges with organization and implementation perpetually frustrate their […]

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Copy Number Variants in Brain-Related Genes Are Associated with Neuropsychiatric Traits in Childhood

Come and view this poster at the APSARD Annual Meeting this January 12 – 14, 2018 at the Marriott Wardman Park. Burton, C., Schachar, R., Zarrei, M., Engchuan, W., Merico, D., MacDonald, J., Xiao, B., Paterson, A., Strung, L., Marshall, C., Crosbie, J., Arnold, P., Scherer, S. Copy number variants (CNVs) are potentially pathogenic duplications […]

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CBT for Adult ADHD: Turning Intentions into Actions at the APSARD 2018 Conference

As part of the symposium on non-medical treatments for adult ADHD, I’ll be presenting on CBT for adult ADHD. One of the principles in framing interventions is turning “managing ADHD” into actionable steps the patient can “do” to improve functioning. Similarly, being a practicing clinician specializing in adult ADHD, it has been helpful to see […]

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Part 1: Review of ADHD Entrepreneurial Research

This is the first in a series of two blog posts discussing and reviewing Entrepreneurship and psychological disorders: How ADHD can be productively harnessed Wiklund et al. (2016). Entrepreneurship and psychological disorders: How ADHD can be productively harnessed. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 6, 14-20.  doi.org/10.1016/j.jbvi.2016.07.001  Entrepreneurship is often associated with ADHD symptoms such as […]

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Journal of Attention Disorders Vol. 21, No. 6, April 2017

A mission of APSARD is to disseminate information about evidence-supported treatments for ADHD. This objective is fulfilled by providing a contemporary cross-section of established treatments and “best practices” based on the extant research. However, this goal of APSARD is also met by highlighting emerging evidence and research that may not yet be conclusive but highlights […]

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