Consensus Publications

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 working with children, adolescents and/or adults with ADHD.

ADHD/FASD  ADHD/Medication ADHD/Prisons ADHD/Occupations  ADHD/Transition   ADHD Adults   ADHD Criminal Justice System

Move over, Cracker

Published in 2008 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.

Move over, Cracker

Video recordings of presentations

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.

Twilight Zone English   Twilight Zone French   Invisible Visible English   Invisible Visible French

ADHD and offending

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. 

EBC news article Online Resources

ADHD, making the Invisible Visible

An Expert White Paper on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): policy solutions to address the societal impact, costs and long-term outcomes, in support of affected individuals.

Expert White Paper Online Resources