William Shaw, Ph.D. and The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc. sponsor "Integrative Therapies for the Treatment of ADHD", presented by Dr. James Greenblatt on July 20.
The increasing global prevalence of ADHD diagnoses has been found to be directly correlated with an increased consumption of ADHD medication. In light of the worldwide rise of ADHD rates, recent reports also illustrate how conventional treatment approaches fail at correcting a poorly understood disorder. In this webinar, Dr. James Greenblatt will review how nutritional deficiencies, metabolic errors, and environmental exposures may exacerbate ADHD symptoms and impede treatment. Vitamin and mineral co-factors that are critical for the synthesis of serotonin and dopamine and receptor function will also be discussed. Following this presentation, participants will be able implement a comprehensive treatment plan with nutritional augmentation strategies to minimize side effects and enhance outcomes.
Dr. Greenblatt has treated patients with mood disorders and complex eating disorders since 1990. An acknowledged integrative medicine expert, Dr. Greenblatt has lectured throughout the United States on the scientific evidence for nutritional interventions in psychiatry and mental illness. His books, Answers to Anorexia, The Breakthrough Depression Solution, and Answers to Appetite Control draw on his many years of experience and expertise in integrative medicine while treating patients with eating and mood disorders. Dr. Greenblatt currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham, MA and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is also the Founder and Medical Director of Comprehensive Psychiatric Resources, a private psychiatric practice focused on utilizing integrative medicine.