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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Alternative Treatments

Is neurofeedback or working memory training effective alternative treatments for ADHD? continued...

 Working Memory Training (COGMED)

Many people with ADHD have difficulty with working memory. Training of working memory using computer programs appears to help individuals improve their ability to concentrate, control impulsive behaviors, and improve problem solving skills. Analyses of several studies indicated that the programs produced reliable short-term improvements in working memory skills. Follow-up studies indicate that results might only be sustained long-term for visual memory skills.

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Reviewed by Patricia Quinn, MD on February 12, 2014

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