A Perspective On ADHD

A Perspective On ADHD

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INSTRUCTORS:
Lorian Phillips
Clinical Psychologist

A Perspective On ADHD

Points: 3 CPD POINTS
Price: R500 excl VAT
Course Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes


This presentation will look at the following:

  • Ethical considerations
  • How do we know a treatment works?
  • How does the treatment work?
    • The synapse
    • Serotonin, Dopamine, Noradrenaline
  • Specific conditions and their treatment
  • Monitoring medication
  • How long to treat for?
  • Take-home messages
  • Consent
    • Children may consent to medical treatment from age 12 if competent to do so (Children’s Act)
  • Assent
    • the agreement of someone not able to give legal consent to participate in the activity
    • treatment of minor children requires the consent of the parent or legal guardian and the assent of child, wherever possible

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