Almost nothing is known about how the hormonal changes associated with the climactic years impact women with ADHD and/or those who have never been diagnosed. We will be speaking about this topic and reviewing recent research that begins to address the issue.
Dr. Jeanette Wasserstein is a neuropsychologist who is known for her clinical work synthesizing conventional therapies with emerging understanding of brain functioning. She works with a wide age range and spectrum of patients, but specializes in adults with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as learning disabilities or attention deficit disorder.
Currently Director of New York City-based CNS Support and on the faculty of The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Wasserstein founded the graduate Neuropsychology training program at The New School for Social Research. Her other academic appointments have been in the Graduate Department of Neuropsychology, Queens College, The Institute for Child, Adolescent and Family Studies and the Department of Neurosurgery, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Dr. Wasserstein has co-authored the book Adult Attention Deficit Disorder: Biological Mechanisms and Life Outcomes (special edition of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences) and is currently working on other books in the areas of learning disabilities and nonverbal learning disability. She has also authored or co-authored many articles that have been published in the fields leading journals.
Dr.Wasserstein’s educational background includes two years of post-doctoral studies in Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuropsychology from City University of New York, an M.A. in Developmental Psychology from Teachers College of Columbia University, and a B.S. in Psychology from Barnard College of Columbia University.