Please click here to log in with you RCPsych web account details; you will be redirected back to CPD Online.If you have forgotten your College web account details, you will be able to reset them here.
Please click here to log in if your institution has a subscription to CPD Online with Athens access.
Please click here to log in if you are subscribed through Medicom Netherlands.
If you having troubles signing in with the options above, please try this alternative login route.
by Dr Ian Ellison-Wright,
Dr Louise Fountain and Dr Ovais Badat
Last updated: December 2018
Although in the past ADHD was regarded as a problem of
childhood, there is increasing evidence that in some people the
symptoms persist into adulthood.
Adult ADHD is frequently
comorbid with other disorders: mood disorders, anxiety disorders,
personality disorders, alcohol and substance disorders. It is,
therefore, important for general adult psychiatrists to be
able to diagnose ADHD and differentiate it from other
Treatment options include
self-help techniques, psychological interventions and
The aim of this module is to
give general adult psychiatrists a better understanding of ADHD and
current opinion regarding diagnosis and treatment.
Start the module
If you like this module, you may also be
under-18s: background and assessment by Dr Maia Forrester and
Dr Fiona Forbes
medicines for ASD and ADHD by Dr Ursula Werneke
Quickbite: Diagnosis of autism
spectrum disorder in adults by Dr Peter Carpenter
Download take-home notes to print and