Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)– This free introductory course, from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), gives a brief update on the various facets of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It details the core symptoms, including behavioral manifestations of each, notes what is known about its causes, and lists the components of a comprehensive diagnostic protocol. It also describes a multifaceted treatment approach that includes combined medication, psychotherapy, and behavioral therapy. The course includes sections on comorbid disorders, dealing with ADHD at school, and treating it in teens and adults.
1.Identify the core symptoms of ADHD
2.List the elements that should be assessed in diagnosing ADHD
3.Name common effects and side effects of stimulant medications
4.List comorbid conditions that frequently accompany ADHD
5.Identify ways in which ADHD in adults is different from ADHD in children
1.0 Free CEUs for Occupational Therapists
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