Treating ADHD and Comorbid Disorders: Psychosocial and Psychopharmacological Interventions
Steven R. Pliszka, MD
CE Credit: 6 Hours
Learning Level: Intermediate
This is a test only course (book not included). The book (or e-book) can be purchased from Amazon.
Steven R. Pliszka, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he serves as Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Pliszka has been involved in numerous clinical trials of psychopharmacological agents in the treatment of ADHD, as well as bipolar disorder of childhood. Recent research activities include the neuroimaging of stimulant response in patients with ADHD and the study of mood-stabilizing medication in the treatment of aggression. Dr. Pliszka personally cares for over 500 children with ADHD, developmental disabilities, and other psychiatric disorders; he also teaches psychopharmacology and neurobiology to medical students and psychiatry residents. He was the principal author of the Practice Parameters of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. He is currently the principal investigator for Services Uniting Pediatrics and Psychiatry Outreaching to Texas (SUPPORT), a state-funded initiative to increase the availability of mental health services to children in the Medicaid program by placing mental health professionals in pediatric primary care offices.