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What does therapy and other behavioral treatments for adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder involve?

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You may want to ask about making these part of your treatment plan for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), too:

  • Cognitive and behavioral therapy. It can help with self-esteem.
  • Relaxation training and stress management. These can lower anxiety and stress.
  • Life coaching. It may help you set goals. Plus, it can help you learn new ways to stay organized at home and work.
  • Job coaching or mentoring. This can help support you at work. It can help you have better working relationships and improve on-the-job performance.
  • Family education and therapy. This can help you and loved ones understand ADHD better. It can also help you all find ways to lessen how much it affects everyone’s life.

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 May 10, 2017

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 May 10, 2017

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