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An Approach to Adult ADHD - Dr. Leon Rozewicz (Health Under Control x FundaMentalnie)

An Approach to Adult ADHD - Dr. Leon Rozewicz (Health Under Control x FundaMentalnie)

📅 Date: 12 April 2021, Monday

⌚ Start time: 19:30

📌 Place: 💻 online
[wydarzenie oraz poniższy opis wyłącznie w języku angielskim]

Everybody, to some extent and at certain times, occasionally has trouble sitting still, paying attention, or controlling impulsive behaviour, many others experience impulsivity, hyperactivity, and inattention at such mal-adaptively high levels that their daily lives at home, and in social settings are disrupted to a considerable and sometimes disabling extent. These people may have a common neurobiological disorder called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It’s estimated that 4.4% of adults in the US have ADHD. Astoundingly, 41.3% of adult ADHD cases are considered severe. Yet this topic is not being given much attention. During the webinar we’ll dive deep into this neglected topic.
The meeting will be divided into two parts: 45-minute presentation and panel discussion.
You’ll learn about the mechanisms underlying ADULT ADHD, possible causes & related risks. You’ll be given an insight into the differential diagnosis procedure and individualised approach to the patient. Finally, you’ll be provided with the overview of multiple therapies ranging from the pharmaceutical interventions to the behavioral approaches from the perspective of experienced clinician.
About the speaker👨‍⚕️:
Dr Leon Rozewicz is a consultant psychiatrist based in London and a specialist in adult ADHD. Dr Rozewicz is on the UK Adult ADHD Network (UKAAN) training committee, and he regularly trains doctors and health professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of adults with ADHD. He established one of the first adult ADHD clinics in the UK in 2007.
He currently trains medical students at University College London, and is also the medical director (and consultant) at the Priory Hospital North London. Dr Rozewicz long career includes being medical examiner for the GMC (General Medical Council) and General Pharmaceutical Council, Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s Hospital Medical School, and Clinical Director at the Crisis and Emergency Service line, Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust.
Dr Rozewicz was elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2005. He is also a member of the American Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.
The link to the Zoom meeting will appear soon in the discussion section of the FB event >> link