West Annual Conference

Anaheim, CA | May 30-June 2, 2018

Anaheim Convention Center

The Old and The Restless: Adult ADHD


The speaker will illustrate how ADHD manifests in adulthood and explore assessment and management tools. In addition to a deep dive into the complicated interface between stimulant treatment and addiction, participants will learn about old and new stimulants along with behavioral interventions. Understanding mindfulness as a tool for ADHD will help learners make a difference in their patients with ADHD.

Learning Objectives

Diagnose ADHD in adulthood

Understand treatment options for ADHD in adulthood

Treat ADHD in a patient who is also an addict

Learn non-pharmacological interventions for adult ADHD


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Shirah Vollmer, MD

Shirah Vollmer, MD is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine. She is a board certified child and adult psychiatrist and she is a psychoanalyst. She is on faculty at Loyola Marymount University, The New Center f...

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