Presenter: Dr. Anthony Bailey, MBBS, DCH, MRC Psych, FRCPsych
Description: The session will provide an overview of clinical diagnosis and differential diagnosis of ASD across the lifespan. It will also describe the key changes to the DSM-5 diagnosis of ASD and its implications for diagnostic identification and accessing services.
Topic: Mental Health Disorders in Adult ASD
Presenter: Dr. Jane McCarthy, MB ChB, MD, MRCGP, FRCPsych
Description: This session will provide an overview of the clinical issues related to the overlapping symptoms present in commonly comorbid psychiatric disorders and problem behaviors in adults with ASD. Topics will include the evaluation of adults with ASD, issues in diagnosis of high functioning adults (of both sexes), intellectual disability, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and problem behaviors.
Topic: Dr Luke Tsai - Pharmacology in Adult ASD