A New Model for ADHD and Motivation: Implications for Treatment

August 16, 2018

Thomas E. Brown, PhD., Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Target Audience

This activity was developed for physicians along with nurses and ancillary staff.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe a new model that conceptualizes ADHD as developmental impairment of the brain’s executive functions that may not become recognizable until adolescence or adulthood.
  • Explain emotional dynamics of the brain which influence situational variability of motivation in adolescents and adults with ADHD.
  • Identify adult and adolescent patients presenting with symptoms of other diagnoses who may have underlying ADHD impairments that may respond to treatments targeting ADHD.


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/16/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
08/16/2018 - 1:30pm
University of California School of Medicine at Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 Attendance


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