“Navigating the Life Stages of ADHD: Key Concerns in Diagnosing and Treating Adolescents” [Video Replay & Podcast #321]

Episode Description


(Part 2 of a Three-Part Series on Managing ADHD Across the Lifespan)

Adolescents face many challenges (and thrilling new studies) as they transition into adulthood — a passage that is steadily tougher for youth with consideration deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Separation and individuation from their families, control of their academic and occupational endeavors, and prison independence is also extra problematic for teens diagnosed with ADHD. Moreover, unhealthy interpersonal interactions, mood disorders, anxiety, and substance use issues may additionally floor all through those years.

The good news is that preventive training, a correct analysis that incorporates analysis for comorbid stipulations like depression and anxiety, and the identity of “pressure points” will ease the transition for teens and set them up for a successful launch into adulthood.

Listen and learn from Timothy Wilens, M.D., about:

  • Strategies for diagnosing and working with younger other people with ADHD
  • How to identify and manage “stress issues”
  • How to assist teens with ADHD organize medications, including secure storage and suitable use of stimulants
  • The significance of preventive drugs in ADHD and ways to lend a hand teens with ADHD to really feel and be at their very best

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Meet the Expert Speaker

Dr. Timothy E. Wilens is the Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and (Co) Director of the Center for Addiction Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wilens specializes in the prognosis and remedy of ADHD, substance use disorders, and bipolar disorder. Widely printed, Dr. Wilens has greater than 350 authentic articles, critiques, chapters, books and editorials to his credit score. Dr. Wilens is a consultant to the National Football League, Major/Minor League Baseball, Bay Cove Human Services and Gavin House and is continually named one of the Best Doctors in Boston and in America for psychiatry. | See expert’s full bio »

Listener Testimonials

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  • “Another very good speaker… very useful knowledge and tips  for the mum or dad.”
  • “Wonderful data, slide and presentation! Thank you such a lot. I’m excited to share this with others.”

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