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April 23, 2012

IASP Results and Crowdfunding for ICASA!

A large group of ICASA participants is working very hard to publish the results of the IASP study. We are analyzing the data of over 3600 patients with addictions from 10 countries. Of these 3600 we have over 1250 diagnostic interviews on ADHD, Anti social personality disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline personality disorder and Depression. We expect to submit our publications to international journals before the summer season starts.

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August 23, 2011 


IASP Training and IASP in adolescents
Today we continued the training for the IASP study. We decided to add some instruments to the basic toolkit of instruments: we will use the modules of K-SADS for Conduct Disorder (CD) and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD).

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August 22, 2011 


IASP training in Porto Alegre, Brazil
I first have to make a correction on my yesterday’s blog. The PRODAH research group is not part of the University of Porto Alegre, but part of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.

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August 21, 2011 


ICASA updates
A lot has happened these last few weeks. Time for an update!

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May 30, 2011 


Interesting people and new research plans
Many lectures, meet-the-expert-sessions, hot topic symposia and an overwhelming number of research posters… That is how you could summarize the gain of the ADHD congress in Berlin.  

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May 28, 2011 


ICASA symposium at World ADHD Federation Conference
The World ADHD Federation Conference was held for the 3rd time, also in  Berlin. The so called Hot Topic symposium, scheduled on Thursday 26th May had the subject ADHD and SUD. Over 200 delegates joined us for this ICASA-symposium! 

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May 27, 2011


Update on recent studies and new initiatives
The first official, but unofficially 6th ICASA meeting, had the huge number of 44 Delegates! A lot of hot topics were discussed.

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May 24, 2011 


First official board meeting and the MOXO test
Five years ago I only dreamed that this could happen, but Tuesday 24th May it wasn’t just a dream: the ICASA Foundation board had its officially first meeting as Foundation!

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March 31, 2011   

Training session South Africa II
Tuesday 29th March I had a meeting with professor Alban Burke of the University of Johannesburg, professor Anneke Meyer of the University of Limpopa, and some of their colleagues.



March 28, 2011 


Training sessions South Africa 
At least two universities in South Africa will participate in the IASP study. We were very lucky to find sponsors for training sessions at those universities. The training is about the methods and instruments used in the IASP study.

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February 18, 2011 


IASP site visit in Barcelona
The University Hospital Vall d’Hebron is a very important participant in the ICASA foundation. Professor Miguel Casas is a world leading expert on Addiction Research.

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February 12, 2011   

Switzerland completes data sampling for the IASP
Shortly after my return from Budapest, where Mate Kapitany did his first data sampling for the IASP, I received a message from Berne, Switzerland: Our colleagues there finished their data sampling for the IASP-study.


February 7, 2011   

IASP site visit in Budapest
Our Hungarian colleagues started data sampling for the IASP study. 


February 6, 2011   

IASP study a more and more global effort
In November and December I reported via this blog on participation of South Africa. Now we are close to participation of several universities in South Africa, and also from Brazil! 

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January 17, 2011   

UKAAN expert meeting on ADHD and Substance Abuse
UKAAN (UK Adult ADHD Network; also see ) organized an expert meeting on ADHD and Substance Abuse.


January 14, 2011   

IASP site visit to Switzerland
13th And 14th January I visited the Bern University and participating Addiction treatment centers.


November 27, 2010

South Africa and ICASA – part 4
I am so happy to announce that South African professionals working in the field of substance abuse, and researchers involved in mental health and addiction are going to join ICASA!!


November 26, 2010   

South Africa and ICASA – part 3
We tried to learn more about the heart and soul of South African people. Searching the internet we found the Cape Capers organization: In their leaflet they describe one of their tours, the Cape Care Route..

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November 25, 2010

South Africa and ICASA - Part 2
Yesterday we headed for meeting professionals working in the field of addiction treatment. Dr. Lize Weich, psychiatrist at the Stikland Hospital for mental health guided us.

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November 23, 2010

South Africa and ICASA - Part 1 
I am flying to Cape Town, South Africa. With ICASA, the Bergen Clinics Foundation, the Cape Town University and with local experts and professionals we will set the first steps towards collaborative research projects on ADHD and Substance Abuse in South Africa.

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November 12, 2010   

I am pleased to welcome you to my new blog on ADHD and Addiction. Via this blog I will inform you on the activities of the ICASA Foundation and on relevant developments in the field of ADHD and Addiction. 

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