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How is adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder treated?

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If your doctor says you have adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you’ll work together to make a treatment plan just for you.

Treatment plans can include medicine, therapy, education or learning more about ADHD, and getting family support. Together these things can help you find new ways to do things that can make day-to-day life easier.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Adult ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)."

Attention Deficit Disorder Association.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Adult ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)."

Attention Deficit Disorder Association.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 7, 2019

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