NEWS | February 16, 2017

Adult ADHD topic of upcoming UC Davis MIND Institute lecture


UC Davis MIND Institute researchers Julie Schweitzer, Murat Pakyurek and Faye Dixon will speak on “Living with ADHD as an Adult: Updates on Research, Diagnosis and Treatment” on Feb. 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento.     

The lecture is part of the “Minds Behind the MIND” series, which features UC Davis MIND Institute researchers and clinicians who share current research and treatment findings. This lecture is free to the public and no reservations are required.

Schweitzer, Pakyurek and Dixon will discuss the basic principles of diagnosing and treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, and review recent treatment-related research on adults with the disorder. The speakers also will examine how public and medical perspectives on adult ADHD  have evolved and suggest ways adults can manage their ADHD.

The UC Davis MIND Institute is a collaborative international research center committed to the awareness, understanding and prevention of and care and cures for neurodevelopmental disorders. For more information on the Minds Behind the MIND Series, please visit

To interview Schweitzer, Pakyurek or Dixon contact Dorsey Griffith at 916-734-9118 or email her at