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A Comprehensive Guide to Adult ADHD in Clinical Practice – Diagnosis and Management


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About The Course

Master the diagnostic skills and treatment strategies of managing adult ADHD through our comprehensive course. Explore key characteristics, neurobiology, and the DSM-5 criteria for ADHD in adults. Learn to navigate the complexities of adult ADHD presentation and develop effective management strategies. Dive into comorbidities and treatment techniques, all while honing your diagnostic skills with ADHD screening tools.

What You'll Learn

  • Identify the key characteristics and neurobiology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Consider the impacts and progression of adult ADHD across the lifespan of a patient
  • Identify the proposed criteria for correctly diagnosing patients with ADHD
  • Recognise the complexities and differences in the presentation of adult ADHD
  • Discuss management principles and strategies for treating patients with ADHD
  • Explore ADHD-associated comorbidities and treatment strategies

Course Programme

7 Units | 29 Modules | 2.5 hours total length

  • Specificities of ADHD
  • History of ADHD
  • Epidemiology of ADHD
  • Gender Difference in Adult ADHD
  • ADHD in Females
  • Copy Number Variants (CNVs)
  • Role of genetics in ADHD
  • Environmental factors
  • Nutritional factors
  • Gene-environment interactions
  • Neurobiology of ADHD
  • Advanced psychopharmacology of ADHD
  • Impact of ADHD across lifespan
  • ADHD progression
  • Mortality in adult ADHD
  • Mortality rates in ADHD vs. non-ADHD
  • Factors associated with mortality in ADHD patients
  • Red Flags, Presentations and Diagnostic Criteria for Adult ADHD
  • Process for Diagnosing Adult ADHD
  • Application Through a Case Study
  • Management of ADHD comorbidities
  • Pharmacological Management of Adult ADHD
  • Stimulants Immediate Release
  • Stimulants Extended Release
  • Non-Stimulants
  • Pharmacological Recommendations
  • Diagnostic tool for depression
  • Non-Pharmacological Management of Adult ADHD
  • Neurofeedback (NF)
  • Development of Other Non-Pharmacological Approaches
  • Application Through a Case Study
  • Knowledge Check

Course Description

A Comprehensive Guide to Managing Adult ADHD in Clinical Practice

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that often begins in childhood and adolescence and which, in many cases, can persist during adulthood. Less than one in five adult ADHD patients are currently diagnosed and treated. This can have a significant impact at the individual and societal levels.

Our course on managing adult ADHD is designed to empower healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills needed for effective diagnosis and treatment. This program explores the DSM-5 criteria for ADHD in adults, and the key characteristics, neurobiology, and intricacies of this condition.

Throughout this course you will learn the impacts and progression of ADHD across a patient’s lifespan, the proposed criteria for accurately diagnosing adult ADHD, and the complexities and differences in the presentation of adult ADHD. You will gain a deeper understanding of adult ADHD presentation, allowing for more accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment approaches. We also incorporate the latest ADHD screening tools, research, and assessment techniques to enhance your diagnostic skills. 

We will discuss several management principles and strategies for treating patients with ADHD. From evidence-based therapies to pharmacological interventions, our course equips you with a range of practical treatment strategies. By the end, you’ll be adept at using these tools to make informed decisions and develop tailored treatment plans.

This course also offers a holistic approach to ADHD management for adults by addressing ADHD comorbidities and the unique needs of patients presenting them. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge and confidence in managing adult ADHD effectively and make a meaningful impact on the lives of those affected by this condition.

Enhance your expertise in managing adult ADHD by joining us in this educational journey, and earn the comprehensive knowledge and practical skills needed to excel in this specialized field.


A Comprehensive Guide to Managing Adult ADHD in Clinical Practice is now a GPMHSC FPS CPD approved activity.







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Course Information

  • 2.5 hours
  • 2.5 CPD


  • 0.5 hours of video
  • Case studies
  • Self-assessment
  • Certificate of Completion

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Sanil Rege Dr. Sanil Rege MBBS, MRCPsych, FRANZCP

Dr. Sanil Rege is an educator and consultant psychiatrist with extensive experience in ADHD management for over 10 years.

Dr. Rege brings a wealth of experience in community, inpatient, addiction, and C-L Psychiatry. This course offers unique insights and ADHD guidelines that go beyond the textbook descriptions of ADHD. With evidence-based, case-study-packed lectures spanning from low to high complexity and covering comorbidities like sleep and pain, this masterclass offers 7.5 CPD hours that will transform the way you approach ADHD and psychiatry.

Dr Rege has made significant contributions to the field through his numerous written works on the neurobiology, diagnosis, and management of ADHD, along with associated comorbidities. These articles have been widely read and have received over 300,000 views.

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