On 16 and 17 June 2022, the conference 'Interventions for ADHD and Behavioural Problems - What works for whom and why' took place. Under the fantastic leadership of Professor Saskia Van der Oord, the members of the Paintstudies consortium and the ADHDynamic team gave an overview of current and future research into interventions for children and [...]
In the general population, externalising behaviour seems to be associated with insecure attachment and lack of trust in caregiver support. Some studies in ADHD populations have shown that children with ADHD are more likely to be insecurely attached. However, it is less known whether attachment is more related to comorbid ODD and CD symptoms or to [...]
Better oars, more frequent rowing. On the treatment of behavioural problems in children'. This was the title of the inaugural lecture delivered by Prof. Barbara van den Hoofdakker on Friday 11 March 2022. Barbara van den Hoofdakker has been appointed by Accare as professor in the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences at the University of [...]
On Thursday 30 June, Anouck Staff defended her PhD thesis entitled 'Dealing with ADHD at school' at VU University Amsterdam. After a fantastic defence we can proudly congratulate her with the successful completion of her PhD. Congratulations Dr. Anouck Staff! If you are interested in the whole dissertation please send us a message via Paint@accare.nl [...]
New Publication: Facial emotion recognition impairment predicts social and emotional problems in children with (subthreshold) ADHD.
Children with ADHD symptoms often experience social and emotional problems in their daily lives. In this paper, it was investigated whether children with ADHD symptoms experience problems recognising emotions in the facial expressions of other children, and to what extent this is related to the social and emotional problems they experience. Children with ADHD symptoms [...]