We used to think that ADHD was prevalent only among children, but now we know it can be a persistent problem that continues into adult life," says Joseph Biederman
, MD, Chief of the Clinical and Research Programs in Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD at MGH.
, is ranked as one of the world's top key opinion leaders in psychiatry by the Institute for Scientific Information and is an influential advocate of diagnosing children as young as two with bipolar disorder.
Another example is Harvard University's foot-dragging in resolving the status of Joseph Biederman
, a leading academic child psychiatrist accused of receiving $1.
conducted research that aggressively broadened the definition of bipolar disorder.
reported at the annual congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
The Johnson & Johnson Center for the Study of Pediatric Psychopathology was run by Joseph Biederman
, a Harvard University child psychiatrist whose research helped fuel an explosion in the number of children diagnosed with bipolar disorder and treated with antipsychotics.
The second new study, directed by psychiatrist Joseph Biederman
of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, evaluated 112 boys with ADHD, ages 6 to 17, and then re-examined them 10 years later.
Transdermal delivery of psychiatric medications will be useful in patients who will not or cannot swallowpills, notes Joseph Biederman
, MD, chief of the clinical and research program in pediatric psychopharmacology at Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
, professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Boston, said in an interview.
, professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, "Some patients may have difficulty swallowing the tablets and patients may prefer to use the patch.
of the Harvard Medical School and Dr.
, chief of the Joint Program in Pediatrics and Psychopharmacology at Massachusetts General Hospital, depression, anxiety, conduct, and oppositional disorders are the most common disorders that cooccur with ADHD (Biederman, Jensen, & Wilens, 1995).