The Scientific Programme

Introduction

The scientific program will include plenary talks and 4 parallel sessions with 3 topics in each. The parallel sessions will cover the following themes:

(A)   Psychopharmacology - Chair - Blanca Bolea

  • Comparative studies of stimulants and atomoxetine - Jeff Newcorn
  • ADHD drugs – Pharmacological mechanisms and clinical outcomes - David Heal
  • Clinical trials in adults  with ADHD - Ulrich Muller
  • Metadoxine - Iris Manor

(B)   Other forms of  treatment - Chair - James Kustow

  • Essential Fatty Acids - Michael Rosler
  • Neurofeeback - Mark Elliott
  • Dietary supplements - Jan Buitelaar
  • Exercise and ADHD - Anna Rommel

(C) Criminal justice system  - Chair Gisli Gudjonsson

  • ADHD, youths and gang crime - Ottilie Sedgwick
  • Meta-analysis rates of ADHD in prisons - Jane Padmore
  • Pharmacological treatment of prisoners with ADHD - findings from Sweden - Ylva Ginsberg
  • Psychological tretaments for offenders with ADHD - Susan Young

(D) Education and occupation - Chair - Marios Adamou

  • Education to employment - Bill Colley
  • Preparing children with ADHD for the transition to adult education - Fintan O'Regan
  • Employment and education: legal adjustments and disability payments - Simon McKay
  • Higher education and learning support - David Grant

(W) Psychology - Chair - Susan Young

  • DBT - Alexandra Philipsen
  • Motivational enhancement and CBT for adult ADHD - J Russell Ramsay
  • Cognitive skills intervention in adults with ADHD - Gisli Gudjonsson

(X) Co-occuring disorders and traits - Chair - Muhannad Arif

  • ADHD and Bipolar disorder - Andreas Reif
  • Emotional dysregulation - Philip Asherson
  • Specific learning difficulties - David Grant
  • ADHD and personality disorder - Tony Ramos

(Y) Etiology of ADHD - Chair - Barbara Franke

  • Genetics - Philip Asherson
  • Environment - Eric Taylor
  • Default Mode Network and ADHD - Edmund Sonuga-Barke
  • Mind Wandering - Jonathan Smallwood

(Z)   Neurodevelopmental disorders - Chair - Leon Rosewicz

  • The link between ADHD and NB disorders - Charlotte Tye
  • Diagnosis and treatment of ADHD within the ID population - Jane McCarthy
  • Unmet needs with neurodevelopmental disorders - Karen Glaser
  • The overlap of ADHD and autism in adults - Clodagh Murphy

(1)   IMpACT Group - Chair - Barbara Franke

  • Genetic Findings in ADHD - Barbara Franke
  • ADHD in adults - Henrik Laarson
  • Neurobiology of impulsivity - Peter Lesch
  • Mind and Body in ADHD : somatic comorbidity - Jan Haarvik

(2)   ENAA - Chair - Sandra Kooij

  • ADHD in women - Sandra Kooij
  • Psychological aspects of ADHD in women - Iris Manor
  • Eating to distraction - metabolic syndrome in women vs men - data from a Dutch sample - Dora Wychank
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(3)   ICASA - Chair - Geurt can de Glind

  • ADHD and addiction – an overview - Geurt van de Glind
  • Inhibitory control and substance misuse - Iliyan Ivanov
  • CPT, ADHD and substance misuse - Mate Kapitany
  • Summary of best practice - Ulrich Muller

(4)  ADHD as RDS - Chair - Tony Rostain

            Presented by Tony Rostain and J Russell Ramsay 

  • Review of reward deficiency syndrome and adult ADHD
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Adult ADHD as a Reward Deficiency Syndrome: Conceptualization and Treatment