Understanding the Difference Between PKU and ADHD
Dr. Kevin Antshel discusses the subtle but important differences between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Phenylketonuria (PKU). Proper diagnosis is key for patients because there is an overlap in some of the symptoms.
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Kevin Antshel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, SUNY Upstate Medical UniversityDr. Kevin Antshel is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Adult ADHD Treatment Program at SUNY - Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky in 2000. Dr. Antshel went on to complete an internship at Boston University followed by a fellowship at Harvard Medical School. His clinical interests lie in... more >
Living with PKUKevin Alexander of Shreveport, Louisiana, is Patient Power's PKU reporter and a successful television news videographer living with PKU. Kevin was touched by numerous stories of patients off diet and sought to learn how he could make a difference in the lives of others living with this genetic condition. Now 31, Kevin continues to stick to diet, take his formula... more >