Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder, with an onset in childhood, that accompanies the person throughout their life, with prevalence between 3 and 5% in adults. Recent studies point towards a fourth core symptom of the disorder related to the emotional information processing that would explain the repercussions that ADHD has on the social, academic, and professional life of the people affected. This review aims to describe emotion dysregulation features as well as the brain activity associated in adults with ADHD.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Evidence of Emotion Dysregulation As a Core Symptom of Adult ADHD: A Systematic Review created by Ana María Soler-Gutiérrez, Juan-Carlos Perez-González, and Julia Mayas in 2023.
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Ana María Soler-Gutiérrez
Ana María Soler-Gutiérrez is Psychology faculty affiliated with the National Distance Education University in Madrid, Spain.
Juan-Carlos Pérez-González. Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Research Methods and Assessment in Education. He researches assessment of emotional intelligence and evaluation of emotional education across the lifespan. He has published over 30 journal articles and taught more than 60 invited lectures, including universities in the USA, United Kingdom, Ecuador and Brazil. He is a fellow of the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID) and of the International Society of Research on Emotion (ISRE) and is an Associate Editor of British Journal of Educational Psychology (BJEP). Dr. Pérez-González works at the Faculty of Education at the National University of Distance Education (UNED) in Madrid, Spain, where he is Founder and Director of EDUEMO Lab (Emotional Education Laboratory).
Julia Mayas is Education faculty affiliated with the National Distance Education University in Madrid, Spain.
Elizabeth Mosco, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in Reno, NV. She opened a private practice
after 10 years of conducting home-based assessment and therapy with the VA Sierra Nevada
Health Care System. Dr. Mosco’s clinical interests include maternal mental health, older adults,
and third wave cognitive behavioral therapies.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Recognize 3 correlations found in previous studies and the current study between ADHD and emotion dysregulation.
List 1 brain pattern found in individuals with ADHD and emotion dysregulation.
Summarize the effectiveness of emotion regulation strategies in individuals with ADHD.
Summarize the implications for treatment of ADHD and emotion dysregulation.
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Course Creator: Elizabeth Mosco, Ph.D., PMH-C, CPLC
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