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How is ADHD adjunctive therapy used?

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If your child has ADHD, she likely has many symptoms. Often, one type of treatment isn't enough to help with all the behavior issues. She may need a combination of treatments. This is adjunctive therapy. You may also hear it called combination therapy or complimentary therapy.

SOURCES:

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

Medscape: "Combination Pharmacologic Treatment for ADHD: The Emerging Evidence Base." 

News release, ScienceDaily.

Ming, X. , September 2011. Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics

Antshel, K. , 2011. BMC Medicine

Sikirica, V. , August 2012. Pharmacoeconomics

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 23, 2018

SOURCES:

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

Medscape: "Combination Pharmacologic Treatment for ADHD: The Emerging Evidence Base." 

News release, ScienceDaily.

Ming, X. , September 2011. Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics

Antshel, K. , 2011. BMC Medicine

Sikirica, V. , August 2012. Pharmacoeconomics

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 23, 2018

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