“How ADHD Shortens Life Expectancy: What Parents and Doctors Need to Know” [podcast episode #244]

Listen to “How ADHD Shortens Life Expectancy: What Parents and Doctors Need to Know” with Russell Barkley, Ph.D.

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Most parents raising a kid with ADHD know that the dysfunction would possibly lead to deficient performance in school, failed friendships, and rampant disorganization. However, only a few parents and clinicians know that ADHD predisposes youngsters and young adults to increased well being and medical risks that can shorten their life expectancy. ADHD behaviors and persona traits like impulsivity, deficient emotional keep watch over, and sensory- or risk-seeking behaviors would possibly result in well being problems and premature demise.

Research presentations that that almost all effective approach to reverse this aggravating trend is early analysis and remedy of ADHD with drugs and evidence-based psychosocial treatments like cognitive behavioral remedy.

Listener testimonials:

  • “This was very informative and it would be great to see more webinars like this.”
  • “Dr. Barkley, thanks! Being not too long ago diagnosed on the age of 37 with ADHD inattentive kind, a lot of my life makes a lot more sense. I’ve shown a lot of your presentations to my spouse and they have got been immensely useful to our courting.”
  • “It can be so superb & really useful to have Dr. Russell Barkley, Ph.D., come again to give us more of his insightful wisdom and valued experience in the field of ADHD and its co-morbid prerequisites.”

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This ADHD Experts webinar used to be first broadcast survive January 29, 2019. 

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Russell Barkley, Ph.D., is a member of the ADDitude ADHD Medical Review Panel.

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