Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in Medication-treated Adults With ADHD and Persistent Symptoms

A Randomized Controlled Trial

Brynjar Emilsson; Gisli Gudjonsson; Jon F Sigurdsson; Gisli Baldursson; Emil Einarsson; Halldora Olafsdottir; Susan Young


BMC Psychiatry. 2011;11(116) 

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The results give further support for the growing evidence that CBT increases the effect of psychopharmacological treatment in reducing ADHD symptoms and comorbid problems, and demonstrating improvements in functions associated with impairment. These findings support the recommendations of international guidelines for a comprehensive treatment package that includes psychological and psychopharmacological treatments for adults with ADHD.


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