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Show Notes

Joining me for this week’s episode is Russell Barkley, Ph.D.  Dr. Barkley is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has published 23 books, rating scales, and clinical manuals. He has also published over 270 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature of assessment and treatment of ADHD and related disorders.

In this conversation, you will hear Dr. Barkley talk about his newbook, When an Adult You Love has ADHD.

This leads to an interesting discussion on attachment and relationships with people diagnosed with ADHD.  In the second half of this conversation, Russell shares a lot of the recent findings on gender in ADHD, adult onset, neuroimaging, genetics, environmental factors, and psychosocial treatments.

Buy Russell Barkley’s new book: http://amzn.to/2jceGK2

ADHD report: http://guilfordjournals.com/loi/adhd

Connect with Russell Barkley:

You’ll Learn: (Time stamps connect to podcast edition)

  • [07:13] – Dr. Russell Barkley explains why he wrote the book, When an Adult You Love Has ADHD.

  • [09:42] – In this book, Dr. Barkley talks about family members creating a safety net without enabling.

  • [12:19] – Dr. Barkley talks about being an expert in the area of ADHD and having family members with that diagnosis.

  • [15:03] – Russell Barkley talks about the research of James Prochaska in the willingness of a patient to engage in the change process. Russell lists the different stages.

  • [18:07] – Many people that don’t have ADHD don’t want to acknowledge ADHD, even if someone they love is diagnosed.

  • [20:00] – Dr. Russell Barkley addresses a question from a person that is in a relationship with someone that displays symptoms of ADHD, but will not get tested or adopt different strategies.  He explains how handle these types of situations.

  • [28:45] – Dr. Barkley answers a question from Tiffany.  She asks how ADHD impacts attachment and relationships.  He also explains some of the risk areas that women with ADHD find themselves in.

  • [32:40] – He also describes some of the consistent characteristics linked to males with ADHD.

  • [34:23] – Dr. Barkley talks about recent findings on women with ADHD and he shares his opinions on the role of gender with ADHD.

  • [39:44] – He talks about adult onset ADHD.  He explains that these self-reports are unreliable and inaccurate.

  • [51:36] – Russell Barkley, PH.D.,  shares some thoughts on the power of accountability for individuals with ADHD.

  • [53:59] – I have seen growth and development from people that participate in the ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Group. Dr. Barkley gives me some tips on showing this is an effective clinical intervention.

  • [57:45] – Dr. Barkley talks about some new research that he’s recently learned about.

  • [1:02:23] –  Dr. Barkley believes we are 2-5 years from neuroimaging diagnosing cases of ADHD.

  • [1:04:40] -He talks about advances in the genetics of ADHD.

  • [1:08:55] – He talks about the role of environmental factors in the ideology of ADHD.

  • [1:10:42] – Dr. Russell Barkley shares some new developments in psychosocial treatments.

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Show Notes

Joining me for this week’s episode is Russell Barkley, Ph.D.  Dr. Barkley is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has published 23 books, rating scales, and clinical manuals. He has also published over 270 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature of assessment and treatment of ADHD and related disorders.

In this conversation, you will hear Dr. Barkley talk about his newbook, When an Adult You Love has ADHD.

This leads to an interesting discussion on attachment and relationships with people diagnosed with ADHD.  In the second half of this conversation, Russell shares a lot of the recent findings on gender in ADHD, adult onset, neuroimaging, genetics, environmental factors, and psychosocial treatments.

Buy Russell Barkley’s new book: http://amzn.to/2jceGK2

ADHD report: http://guilfordjournals.com/loi/adhd

Connect with Russell Barkley:

You’ll Learn: (Time stamps connect to podcast edition)

  • [07:13] – Dr. Russell Barkley explains why he wrote the book, When an Adult You Love Has ADHD.

  • [09:42] – In this book, Dr. Barkley talks about family members creating a safety net without enabling.

  • [12:19] – Dr. Barkley talks about being an expert in the area of ADHD and having family members with that diagnosis.

  • [15:03] – Russell Barkley talks about the research of James Prochaska in the willingness of a patient to engage in the change process. Russell lists the different stages.

  • [18:07] – Many people that don’t have ADHD don’t want to acknowledge ADHD, even if someone they love is diagnosed.

  • [20:00] – Dr. Russell Barkley addresses a question from a person that is in a relationship with someone that displays symptoms of ADHD, but will not get tested or adopt different strategies.  He explains how handle these types of situations.

  • [28:45] – Dr. Barkley answers a question from Tiffany.  She asks how ADHD impacts attachment and relationships.  He also explains some of the risk areas that women with ADHD find themselves in.

  • [32:40] – He also describes some of the consistent characteristics linked to males with ADHD.

  • [34:23] – Dr. Barkley talks about recent findings on women with ADHD and he shares his opinions on the role of gender with ADHD.

  • [39:44] – He talks about adult onset ADHD.  He explains that these self-reports are unreliable and inaccurate.

  • [51:36] – Russell Barkley, PH.D.,  shares some thoughts on the power of accountability for individuals with ADHD.

  • [53:59] – I have seen growth and development from people that participate in the ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Group. Dr. Barkley gives me some tips on showing this is an effective clinical intervention.

  • [57:45] – Dr. Barkley talks about some new research that he’s recently learned about.

  • [1:02:23] –  Dr. Barkley believes we are 2-5 years from neuroimaging diagnosing cases of ADHD.

  • [1:04:40] -He talks about advances in the genetics of ADHD.

  • [1:08:55] – He talks about the role of environmental factors in the ideology of ADHD.

  • [1:10:42] – Dr. Russell Barkley shares some new developments in psychosocial treatments.

Video of This Interview

Resources:

Use my Audible.com affiliate link for your favorite titles:

http://www.audibletrial.com/ADHDreWired

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