Download here consensus statements developed by experts in the field of ADHD. Drawing on up-to-date scientific literature and covering multiple topics, these peer reviewed publications outline current thinking and clinical practice in the field, providing guidance and recommendations for clinical practitioners, educators and allied professionals who are working with children, adolescents and/or adults with ADHD.
Get advice and guidance on helping your child manage problems and difficulties from internationally recognised expert Dr Susan Young. Go to Susan's YouTube Channel to watch Top Tips on topics of hyperactivity, inattention, impulsivity, frustration and anger, anxiety, low mood and depression, managing stress, planning ahead, problem-solving skills and social relationships.
ADHD and the Criminal Justice System
ADHD and Substance Abuse
ADHD in Girls and Women
Published in The Psychologist, the magazine of the British Psychological Society, Ian Florance interviewed Susan Young about her career and her role in supporting a vulnerable defendant, Barry George, through his trials and subsequent appeals against his conviction for the murder of Jill Dando. Susan is described to have probably been the UK’s most high-profile psychologist; she describes her involvement in this case and its implications for psychologists.
View here two presentations by Professor Susan Young. The first is 'ADHD: Avoiding the Twilight Zone' which discusses the transition for young people with ADHD from childhood to adulthood. The second is 'ADHD: Making the Invisible Visible' which summarises the Expert White Paper presented to the European Parliament in April 2013 (the White Paper is available for downloading in the Resources section of this website). Both presentations can be downloaded with the option of simultaneous French translation.
The European Brain Council interviewed Professor Susan Young about ADHD and offending and published the article in their 2015 Newsletter, which is widely circulated around the European commission/parliament. The newsletter can be downloaded by clicking the link below and the article “ADHD in Prisons: treat the offenders, reduce the crime” is on page 18.