4:00 PM - 4:30 PM GMT (30 Min)
Chronic Procrastination and Time Blindness – May Have Undiagnosed Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- 1. Identify individuals who are showing impairment in executive functioning with inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, and emotional lability / dysregulation inconsistent with developmental age or intelligence.
- 2. Understand that failure to recognize ADHD in individuals can lead to substance abuse, depression, anxiety, increased mortality, including suicide.
- 3. Provide resources and recommend appropriate support/workplace accommodations for physicians diagnosed with ADHD, and/or showing symptoms of time blindness/chronic procrastination, so as to improve their mental health