Expert Webinar Replay: Is It Really ADHD? How to Get the Diagnosis Right


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There’s no definitive take a look at for ADHD — no blood research, no mind scan, no genetic screening — so evaluating and diagnosing ADHD is not a snappy or easy process. Doctors who don't concentrate on ADHD and its comorbid prerequisites might cross down many blind alleys prior to getting the right diagnosis, leading to years of irrelevant and useless treatment. The just right news: You can avoid commonplace pitfalls of diagnosis via following a step-by-step plan similar to this one laid out via ADHD expert Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.

This webinar will give an explanation for:

  • The tools that pros should all the time use when comparing for ADHD — from a physical examination to interviews to ranking scales
  • The key parts of a medical affected person interview
  • How a lot time is wanted for a thorough evaluation, together with follow-up visits
  • Which ranking scales are helpful for diagnosing ADHD — and when they're most needed
  • Key questions that patients must ask their providers, and red-flag solutions
  • Why clinicians must review for co-occurring prerequisites, such as anxiety or ODD
  • The validity of the usage of brain imaging, computer checks, or blood assessments when diagnosing ADHD
  • The significance of the DSM-Five in an ADHD analysis
  • Which execs are equipped to diagnose ADHD appropriately

Webinar replays include:

  • Slides accompanying the webinar
  • Related assets from ADDitude
  • Free publication updates about ADHD

This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live to tell the tale May 4, 2017.

Meet the Expert Speaker
Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., is a Yale-trained clinical psychologist who specializes in overview and remedy of ADHD and related problems in children, young people, and adults. After serving on the medical faculty of Yale Medical School for 25 years he has relocated to Manhattan Beach, California, to open his new Brown Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders. He is additionally an adjunct clinical affiliate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Dr. Brown has printed 30 peer-reviewed medical magazine articles and 5 books on ADHD. His Smart but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD was published in 2014. His newest guide, Outside the Box: Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults: A Practical Guide, was once released this month. You can reach him at:

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