Clinical Correlates of Working Memory Deficits in ADHD


Clinical Correlates of Working Memory Deficits in ADHD


In this one-hour presentation, Joseph Biederman, MD describes they symptoms of working memory deficits as a set of Executive Function Deficits (EFDs) that can accompany ADHD and in fact have similar neural correlates in the brain. Dr. Biederman describes these phenomena throughout the lifespan, with research data in children, young adults, and adults. 

This webcast was recorded live and is being used with the permission of the presenter. 

At the conclusion of this CME Activity, primary healthcare professionals will be able to:

  • Describe working memory deficits and distinguish them from ADHD symptoms
  • Identify working memory deficits in patients based on your new understanding of prevalence
  • Successfully refer ADHD patients with suspected working memory deficits to outside professional for assessment
  • Teach your patients and their families about working memory deficits in association with ADHD and raise their awareness and consideration of options

Presented by

Joseph L. Biederman, MD

Chief of the Clinical and Research Programs in
Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Course Runs: Sept 1, 2020 – Sept 1, 2021

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