Nonpharmacologic Approaches to Treating ADHD

Michele Dadson, PhD; Adelaide S. Robb, MD


July 31, 2006

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The effectiveness of stimulant medication for treating most ADHD symptoms is undeniable. With appropriate medication management, most children may not need multimodal treatment. The practitioner is encouraged to remember that some children will need a more comprehensive treatment plan, including both medication and therapy. Behavior therapy continues to be strongly recommended for certain subgroups.


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