An expert discusses ADHD in patients over 50.
For which patients over 50 who complain of cognitive difficulty should ADHD be considered in the differential? What are the treatment options for older adults with this diagnosis? David Goodman, MD, FAPA addresses both questions in this brief podcast.
Dr Goodman is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is also Director of the Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Center of Maryland in Lutherville, and Director of Suburban Psychiatric Associates, LLC.
A principal investigator for multi-site Phase II and III drug trials for the treatment of adult ADHD and major depression, Dr Goodman is the lead author on the largest published adult ADHD trial. He is also lead author on the largest survey assessment of physician clinical practice for adults with ADHD.
Discussed in this podcast:
Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Older Adults: A Review of the Evidence and its Implications for Clinical Care.
Quality of Life in Adults Aged 50+ With ADHD
Psychopharmacological Treatment of ADHD in Adults Aged 50+: An Empirical Study
Prevalence of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Older Adults in The Netherlands
The Identification and Assessment of Late-Life ADHD in Memory Clinics