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“Unlocking the Future of ADHD: Advances in Research, Diagnosis, & Treatment” [Video Replay & Podcast #468]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#468), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on August 23, 2023.

Episode Description

The exact causes of ADHD are not yet known. ADHD is believed to be highly heritable —researchers have made strides in recent years identifying genes involved in the disorder — but it is also understood that ADHD may be influenced by non-inherited risk factors, such as trauma and stress. With scientific advances in the next decade or more, and perhaps with the aid of AI, we could see the diagnosis of many more subtypes of ADHD and new kinds of treatments involving novel therapies.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • About the current research involving genetic influences and environmental factors associated with ADHD
  • How scientific discoveries could lead to the recognition of more than a dozen subtypes, and the implication of such findings
  • How scientific advances may one day lead to the prevention of ADHD in utero or in the first two years of life
  • About the future of promising therapies to retrain the brain to compensate for executive function weaknesses stemming from ADHD

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Obtain a Certificate of Attendance

If you attended the live webinar on August 23, 2023, watched the video replay, or listened to the podcast, you may purchase a certificate of attendance option (cost: $10). Note: ADDitude does not offer CEU credits. Click here to purchase the certificate of attendance option »

Meet the Expert Speaker

Peter S. Jensen, M.D., founded the REACH Institute in 2006 to improve access to mental health care for children by training healthcare professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of common disorders. Previously, Dr. Jensen was an Associate Director of Child and Adolescent Research at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). He left NIMH and served as the founding director of the Center for the Advancement of Children’s Mental Health at Columbia University. While there, he developed the core methods REACH uses today to close the gap between science and practice. The strategy was to bring together leading scientists, mental health experts and agencies, primary care providers, parents, and schools to identify the best scientific findings available to help children. Then Dr. Jensen led REACH to implement, disseminate, and evaluate these methods.

The result was The REACH Institute’s first and most popular course, Patient-Centered Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care. This course has trained more than 6,000 primary care providers to help children and teens with mental health issues.

Listener Testimonials

“This webinar was high-level and yet understandable! Such great information!”

“Almost every piece of information provided today will improve my practice and allow me to explain information more completely to my patients. Dr. Jensen is a gifted teacher. Thank you so much for this webinar.”

“I’ve been craving this information for so long I forgot how much I wanted it! ADDitude strikes again! Thanks!”

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