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Update on ADHD: New directions in hyperactivity, attention and impulsivity

Presenter:  Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: October 13, 2015

Length: 24:42

The Child Life and Attention Skills Program: A collaborative school-home intervention for Inattentive ADHD

Presenter: Linda Pfiffner, PhD

Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco

Date: August 7, 2015

Length: 52:51

Summary: The Child Life and Attention Skills (CLAS) program is the first psychosocial intervention specifically tailored for school-aged children with Inattentive ADHD. CLAS combines skill training for parents and children with teacher consultation to address core impairments at home and school. Results of two randomized clinical trials of CLAS will be presented and discussed.


Presenters: Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D.,  J. Faye Dixon, Ph.D.,  Murat Pakyurek, M.D., Khyati Brahmbhatt, M.D.,
Catherine Fassbender, Ph.D., Kyle Rutledge, M.S.,
Nancy Brodovsky, and Tracy Campbell

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: October 30, 2012

Length: 1:24:13

Synopsis: The latest findings in research and treatment, as well as perspectives from a parent and an adult recently diagnosed with ADHD

The Restless Brain: Spontaneous brain fluctuations and increased variability in ADHD

Presenter: F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D.

Affiliation: New York University Medical Center

Date: April 11, 2012

Synopsis: Click for Abstract »

Length: 1:18:35


ADHD: Phenotype and Etiology

Presenter: Joel Nigg, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University

Date: March 14, 2012

Synopsis: Nigg Abstract »

Length: 1:23:08

ADHD: An Attention and Motivation Deficit Disorder

Presenter: Nora D. Volkow, M.D.

Affiliation: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Date: November 9, 2011

Bio: Volkow Bio »

Length: 1:21:17

Attention Deficits and Impulse Control Problems

Presenter: Stephen P. Hinshaw, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Berkeley

Date: January 12, 2011

Synopsis: Hinshaw Abstract »

Length: 1:25:47

ADHD: Current Research, Assessment, and Treatment Status

Presenters: Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D. & Faye Dixon, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 6, 2010

Length: 1:26:56

Summary: Understanding diagnostic criteria, identifying evidence-based treatments, and developing an effective treatment team.

Imaging the Developing Brain

Presenter: Jay N. Giedd, M.D.

Affiliation: National Institute of Mental Health

Date: May 12, 2010

Synopsis: Gledd Abstract »

Length: 1:25:08

Interactions Between Biology and Environment in ADHD

Presenters: Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D., Catherine Fassbender, Ph.D. & Lisa Lit, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: July 16, 2009

Length: 1:13:58

Synopsis: ADHD is frequently referred to as a biologically-based disorder, yet it is clear that various environmental factors influence how the disorder is expressed. Dr. Schweitzer and her team review how cue types and rewards can affect cognitive functioning, exploration, hyperactivity and self control in children and adults with ADHD. They also discuss how environmental context interacts with brain functioning to produce problematic behavior, but can also be used to improve behavior in home and school settings.

Presenter: Adele Diamond, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of British Columbia

Date: June 10, 2009

Synopsis: Diamond Abstract »

4PM Lecture: Prefrontal Cortex and Developmental Neuropsychology: Genetic and Environmental Influences
4PM Length: 1:24:05

6PM Lecture: Cognitive Control in Young Children and Ways to Improve It
6PM Length: 1:23:58

Presenter: Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina

Date: February 13, 2008

Synopsis: Barkley Abstract »

4PM Lecture: ADHD: Life Course Outcomes and Treatment Implications
4PM Length: 1:21:18

6PM Lecture: Advances in the Understanding and Management of ADHD
6PM Length: 1:20:25

A Window into the Minds of Children and Adults with ADHD

Presenter: Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: October 18, 2007

Length: 1:24:48

Synopsis: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is the most common childhood psychiatric disorder, affecting daily life and functioning for 3 to 5 percent of school-aged children in the United States. ADHD is a chronic, lifelong illness requiring long-term treatment strategies.

Executive Functions in ADHD

Presenter: Catherine Fassbender, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:05:30