Final Program, The 2012 International Neuropsychological Society Mid-Year Meeting/11th Nordic Meeting in Neuropsychology June 27–30, 2012 Oslo, Norway

2012 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society  
Invited Symposium: Adult ADHD -a Multifaceted Approach to Assessment and Intervention Co-Chairs: Liisa Klenberg, Laura Hokkanen 8:30-10:00 a.m. L. HOKKANEN, M. LAASONEN, P. HELENIUS & J. WASSERSTEIN. Adult ADHD -a Multifaceted Approach to Assessment and Intervention. Symposium Description: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental condition with first behavioral signs appearing in childhood and often continuing into adulthood. The problems of inattentiveness,
more » ... ty and impulsivity are the defining features in current diagnostic manuals but a clear understanding of the core symptoms or their origin is still lacking. The symposium will include four talks that describe some of the current approaches to understanding and alleviating ADHD in adult life, combining research techniques and paradigms both from cognitive neuroscience and clinical neuropsychology. First, Marja Laasonen from the University of Helsinki, Finland (contact
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