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Thomas E. Brown, PhD

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Author of the Brown Attention-Deficit Disorder ScalesĀ® (Brown ADD Scales), Dr. Brown is a clinical psychologist who received his Ph.D. from Yale University and maintains a private practice in Hamden, CT specializing in assessment and treatment of high-IQ children, adolescents and adults with ADD and related problems. He is an Asst. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and is Associate Director of the Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders.

For his research and teaching about ADHD Dr. Brown received an award of honor from the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association. He has been inducted into the CHADD Hall of Fame for outstanding contributions to research and professional education about ADHD in children and adults. Dr. Brown has also been elected a fellow of the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Brown's research interests and publications include assessment and treatment of ADD, especially in persons with high IQ; executive function and memory impairments in ADD; overlap of ADD and learning disorders, use of combined medications for ADD comorbidities, and problems of sleep and awakening in ADD.

He has served on the Professional Advisory Board for national CHADD and for the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association. He is editor of ADHD Comorbidities: Handbook For ADHD Complications in Children and Adults, a major text and reference work published by American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. in 2009. His prize winning book, Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults was published by Yale University Press in September, 2005. More information about Dr. Brown can be found at the following link:


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