This workshop provides a summary of the phenomenology, course, and treatment of ADHD and bipolar disorder. Dr. Carlson discusses the reasons for confusion between bipolar disorder and ADHD in pediatric settings by demonstrating ways in which the same symptom can have different interpretations. In addition, she clarifies the definition of mood dysregulation. Throughout the workshop, she describes assessment considerations and materials to adequately assess ADHD, severe mood dysregulation, manic-like symptoms, and bipolar disorder. She provides details on the Child/Adolescent Symptom Inventory (CASI) and the Child Mania Rating Scale (C-MRS). Dr. Carlson also presents example cases to discuss differential diagnosis. Lastly, she discusses the treatment implications for a variety of presenting symptoms. Runtime: 133
The DVD Workshop series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology provides professionals and students instruction on the current state of the scientific evidence—and timely updates on treatments from experts in the field. Workshop videos vary in length and are designed to train professionals on the implementation of specific evidence-based interventions with youth. Printouts of the presentation, slides, reference lists and other resources are available on line.