CC17 Keynote 05 - Impact of ADHD on Relationships - Dan Amen, MD
One of the missing links in couples strife is undiagnosed ADHD. In this presentation, Dr. Amen will discuss how ADHD can impact relationships in both positive and negative ways. In addition, he will discuss ways to work with couples where one or both members have ADHD, including a brief overview of the 7 types of ADHD he has discovered in his clinical and brain imaging work.
● List 5 ways ADHD can impact relationships.
● List the 5 hallmark symptoms of ADHD.
● Be able to list 7 different types of ADHD described by Dr. Amen.
Dr. Daniel Amen is a physician, double board certified psychiatrist and ten-time New York Times bestselling author. He is the Founder and CEO of Amen Clinics in Costa Mesa and San Francisco, California, Bellevue, Washington, Reston, Virginia, Atlanta, Georgia and New York City. Amen Clinics have the world’s largest database of functional brain scans relating to behavior, totaling nearly 100,000 scans on patients from 111 countries. Dr. Amen is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, the highest award they give members, and is the lead researcher on the world’s largest brain imaging and rehabilitation study on professional football players. His research has not only demonstrated high levels of brain damage in players, he also showed the possibility of significant recovery for many with the principles that underlie his work.
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