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Adult ADHD and psychosis
Here, Dr Peter Mason discusses a number of case reports of adults with ADHD and comorbid psychosis, outlining the symptoms that commonly present. He also reviews the current evidence base for the treatment of the disorders, including the risks and benefits of prescribing stimulants to adults with psychosis.
Date published: 20 August 2012
Presenter: Dr Ali Ajaz
Interviewee: Dr Peter Mason
Audio running time: 15 minutes
By the end of this podcast, we hope you will have
gained an understanding of:
- how to distinguish adult ADHD from other adult disorders
- some of the underlying mechanisms in the development of
psychosis in adults with ADHD
- how to manage psychosis in adults with ADHD.
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