The Child Psychiatry Research Committee is sponsoring a Child Psychiatry Research Seminar. This seminar is open to all staff and students. The seminar will be informal and encourage active audience participation and discussion.

Tuesday, September 10 ,2013
12:30 to 2:00 p.m.

Montreal Children’s Hospital

K Wing : St. Catherine Pavilion

Conference Room (K-117)

4018, rue Ste-Catherine West


“Outcome of Childhood ADHD over a 33 year Span & How Does DSM-5 Change the Pediatric Landscape?”

Presenter: Rachel G. Klein, Ph.D

Member of the Scientific Research Council

Fascitelli Family Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Director, Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorders

NYU Child Study Center, NYU School of Medicine

After taking part in the program, participants will be able to:

Appreciate the impairment associated with childhood ADHD. Know the literature that informs on the course of the disorder.

Learn the specific aspects of dysfunction that occur in adulthood among individuals diagnosed with ADHD in childhood.

Identify some of the long-term effects of early exposure to stimulant treatment.

DSM-V Recognize the changes made in the classification of childhood psychiatric disorders.

Learn the rationale for the changes. Understand the clinical implications of the diagnostic changes.

Contact: Jennifer Simoneau
Organization: The Child Psychiatry Research Committee, McGill University
Office Phone: (514) 412-4400 local 22176