Live Webinar on January 10: Focus on Inattentive ADHD: The Under-Diagnosed and Under-Treated Subtype


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ADHD’s three distinct subtypes had been first known in the 1994 replace to the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual), however confusion over the subtypes’ variations persists even lately. This seems particularly true of the “Predominantly Inattentive” (PI) subtype, which is characterised via signs of distractibility, failure to complete paintings, forgetfulness, and disorganization. People with the predominantly inattentive ADHD — lots of them ladies recognized later in existence — enjoy the same problems paying consideration that are standard of ADHD, but they face fewer of the difficulties associated with impulse regulate observed in the Combined subtype.

Because inattentive youngsters exhibit fewer behavior-management problems, PI isn't always known and identified in childhood, and this under-recognition can persist into adulthood. This is particularly true for girls with ADHD, who are more likely than boys to have the PI subtype. Research and clinical enjoy show obviously, alternatively, that difficulties with consideration — even if no longer accompanied by means of impulsivity or hyperactivity — can lead to vital functional impairment and misery in upper schooling, the office, and in social interactions. When PI is identified and treated early, people can paintings to regulate signs and take higher regulate of the condition.

In this webinar, you are going to know about:

  • The occurrence of predominantly inattentive ADHD in kids and adults
  • The maximum common symptoms and unique options of inattentive ADHD
  • How predominantly inattentive ADHD is recognized and recognized
  • The daily-life difficulties of other people with PI
  • Effective remedies for predominantly inattentive ADHD


Have a query for our knowledgeable? There will probably be an opportunity to put up questions for the presenter all through the live webinar.

Meet the Expert Speaker:

Dr. Mary Solanto is professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at the Hofstra/Northwell School of Medicine (Long Island, N.Y.). Prior to joining Hofstra, she was Director of the ADHD Center at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at NYU. In 2017-2018, Dr. Solanto was once a Fulbright U.S. Scholar in the Netherlands, the place she performed research on remedy of ADHD in school scholars. Dr. Solanto’s analysis on the cognitive and behavioral functioning of children and adults with ADHD, the results of psychostimulants, and the traits of subtypes of ADHD has been supported by way of grants from NIMH, NICHD, and NINDS. She developed a unique cognitive-behavioral intervention for adults with ADHD, which was once the focus of an NIMH-sponsored efficacy study (American Journal of Psychiatry, 2010). The handbook for therapists, Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Adult ADHD: Targeting Executive Dysfunction used to be printed by Guilford Press (2011). The program was identified as the Innovative Program of the Year by CHADD (2011). Dr. Solanto has served on learn about phase/grant evaluation panels for NIMH. Currently, she is a member of the editorial forums of the Journal of Attention Disorders, and the ADHD Report (Guilford Press), and serves on the professional advisory boards of CHADD and APSARD.

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