Priory Events

19 Jan

Adult ADHD - A new problem?

19:10 PM  to  20:35 PM

The Sloane Club

52 Lower Sloane Street



Contact name: Nick Hazell

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Contact mobile: 07827 850 341

Dr Shruthi Guruswamy presents an update and discussion around the prevalence of ADHD in adults. Discussion around why this is, how to deal with patients with ADHD and also a general overview. Case studies will be discussed, if you do have any please feel free to bring them along.


Dr Guruswamy Recently joined Priory Hospital Roehampton, after working at Priory Hospital Potters bar for a number of years. She undertook her Post Graduate training in Psychiatry at University College Dublin and the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin. She became a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2008.

Dr Guruswamy moved to the UK in 2012 from Ireland and took up a full time Consultant role with the Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust treating individuals with complex and enduring mental and behavioural disorders. She became a full time Consultant Psychiatrist in the Independent Sector in 2014 and alongside her private practice she was appointed Consultant in the Priory Hospital.

She has published papers on Irish Mental Health Law and wrote her thesis on The Evolution of Irish Mental Health Policy. She has also developed policies on Risk Management and Mental Health Liaison Systems with Primary Healthcare providers.

She is additionally trained as a Dialectical Behaviour Therapist (DBT) with an interest in self-harm behaviour. Her interests also include Medicolegal aspects of psychiatry care as her Masters is in Forensic and Legal Medicine.Dr Guruswamy has an interest in Theatre and dramatics, and has attended Acting School. 

She also has an avid interest in Indian history and enjoys collecting Indian Art.