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5th Conference of the
International Movement and Nutrition Society

Regensburg, Germany, June 13-15, 2019



The University of Regensburg and the International Movement and Nutrition Society will host the International Conference on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. We are pleased to invite you to join us for this conference, scheduled for June 13-15, 2019 in Regensburg, Germany.

The conference will provide you with ample opportunity to share and exchange knowledge and experience in a wide range of areas related to ADHD. The special focus of this conference will be the interaction of biological, cultural, social, environmental and lifestyle factors in the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.

Financial support by the University Foundation Hans Vielberth is gratefully acknowledged.

Venue: University of Regensburg, Vielberth Building, Lecture Hall 24


A Critical Appraisal of ADHD: Lots of Questions! Do We Have the Answers?
Klaus W. Lange, Professor of Psychology, University of Regensburg

The First Hyperactive Children: ADHD in Historical Perspective
Matthew Smith, Professor of Health History, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

More Than Medicalization - The Example of ADHD
Trudy Dehue, Em. Professor of Theory and History of Science,
University of Groningen

Is ADHD a Brain Disorder?
Sarah Durston, Professor of Developmental Disorders of the Brain,
University Medical Center Utrecht

How Do We Define 'Normal'? Considerations on ADHD and Other Disorders
Helmut Durchschlag, Em. Reader of Biophysics, University of Regensburg

Do Food Bioactives Play a Role in ADHD?
Klaus W. Lange, Professor of Psychology, University of Regensburg

Dietary Intervention as Additive Option in the ADHD Therapy
Hans-Willi Clement, Professor of Neuropharmacology, University of Freiburg

The Balance of Efficacy and Side-Effects of Medications for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders, Especially ADHD
Dick Bijl, President of the International Society of Drug Bulletins, Utrecht

Benefits and Harms of Methylphenidate in Children and Adolescents with ADHD
Ole Jakob Storebo, Professor of Psychology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense

Current Child Psychiatry in China and ADHD Treatment with Chinese Medicine
Yi Zheng, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Capital Medical University, Beijing

Japanese Culture and ADHD
Takuya Saito, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Hokkaido University, Sapporo

Acute Exercise, Cognitive Function, and the Brain
Yu-Kai Chang, Professor of Physical Education and Cognitive Neuroscience,
Taiwan National Normal University, Taipei

The conference venue is the University of Regensburg in Bavaria. Regensburg is located on the Danube river with easy access to Munich. The almost 2000-year-old city of Regensburg, with its magnificent Gothic cathedral, is the best-preserved medieval city in Germany. Regensburg, a UNESCO World Heritage site, boasts numerous attractions including its historic interest as a fortress on the border of the Roman Empire, a wealthy trading center during the Middle Ages, and later the seat of the Permanent Imperial Parliament of the Holy Roman Empire.

We look forward to welcoming you to Regensburg in June 2019.

Klaus W. Lange, Conference President
University of Regensburg, Germany

May 12, 2019

Deadline for abstract submission

Notification of abstract acceptance
within 8 days following submission

May 20, 2019

Deadline for registration and
payment of conference fees

June 13-15, 2019
Conference in Regensburg

 CONTACT for further information:  adhd.conf@ur.de

Registration fee

Standard Rate 280 €, Students with ID 180 €.

  1. Fakultät für Psychologie, Pädagogik und Sportwissenschaft
  2. Institut für Psychologie