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What does behavioral treatment for ADHD entail?

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Behavioral treatment for children with ADHD includes creating more structure, encouraging routines, and clearly stating expectations of the child.

From: ADHD in Children WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children."

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: "Treatment Options for ADHD in Children and Teens: A review of Research for Parents and Caregivers."

FDA: "How Do You Know if Your Child Has ADHD?"

National Institute of Mental Health: "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)." 

National Resource Center on ADHD: "Parenting a Child with ADHD (WWK2)."

FDA: "FDA permits marketing of first brain wave test to help assess children and teens for ADHD."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 6, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children."

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: "Treatment Options for ADHD in Children and Teens: A review of Research for Parents and Caregivers."

FDA: "How Do You Know if Your Child Has ADHD?"

National Institute of Mental Health: "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)." 

National Resource Center on ADHD: "Parenting a Child with ADHD (WWK2)."

FDA: "FDA permits marketing of first brain wave test to help assess children and teens for ADHD."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 6, 2018

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