Adult ADHD

Adult ADHD

Diagnostic Assessment and Treatment

J. J. Sandra Kooij


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This updated volume provides a clinical based overview of the assessment and treatment of ADHD in adults by a clinical researcher with extensive experience. Its practical focus allows each chapter to answer common questions encountered within clinical practice. Differential diagnosis of ADHD is also discussed in relation to comorbidity with bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, chronic fatigue syndrome, and chronic delayed sleep phase.

Adult ADHD: Diagnostic Assessment and Treatment, fourth edition aims to help readers identify ADHD effectively and put in place suitable treatments. The book is relevant for psychiatrists, neurologists, and healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD.


J. J. Sandra Kooij:
Prof. Dr J.J. Sandra Kooij is a psychiatrist and researcher in the field of adult ADHD. She is a professor on adult ADHD at Amsterdam University Medical Center, location VUMc in Amsterdam, and head of the Expertise Center Adult ADHD at PsyQ in The Hague, The Netherlands. Sandra Kooij started as a psychiatrist in 1995 with the development of diagnostic assessment, treatment and research in the field of adult ADHD. In 2006 she received her PhD on a thesis entitled ‘ADHD in adults. Clinical studies on Assessment and Treatment’. Since 2020 she is a professor on adult ADHD. She is involved in research, webinars and podcasts, treating patients, training professionals, informing the public, developing the Super Brains app for ADHD, and publishing articles.