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ADHD Among Seniors: APSARD Members in the News

ADHD Among Seniors: APSARD Members in the News APSARD members David Goodman, Kathleen Nadeau, Lenard Adler, and Sandra Kooij recently discussed with the Wall Street Journal’s Sumathi Reddy the importance of properly diagnosing and treating ADHD among older adults. The article, ‘An Unexpected New Diagnosis in Older Adults: ADHD’, juxtaposes patient perspectives with those of […]

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Knowledge/Understanding, Perception and Attitude Towards ADHD in Indonesia

Knowledge/Understanding, Perception and Attitude Towards ADHD in Indonesia Nandini Jhawar & Kevin Antshel, Ph.D. Department of Psychology ADHD Lifespan Treatment, Education and Research (ALTER) program Syracuse University ADHD prevalence rates in low- and middle- income countries (LAMICs) are approximately 6.1% (Bitta, Kariuki, Abubakar, & Newton, 2018), but the majority of ADHD research takes place in […]

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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 Annual Meeting Poster- Neuropsychological Assessment Discriminates ADHD-I from SCT by Parent Report

  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. In a poster, “Neuropsychological Assessment Discriminates ADHD-I from SCT by Parent Report”, Beth Krone, PhD, Anne Claude Bedard, PhD,  Kurt Schulz, PhD, Iliyan Ivanov, MD, Jeffrey Newcorn, MD, and […]

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A Brief History of ADHD

A Brief History of ADHD I have too often seen on the Internet or media the statement that ADHD is a recent invention of psychiatrists and/or pharmaceutical companies. Such statements ignore the long history of ADHD that my colleague and I reviewed in our “Primer” about ADHD, http://rdcu.be/gYyV. As you can see from The Figure, […]

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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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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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