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What non-drug interventions can help adults with ADHD?

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These may include: 

  • Individual cognitive and behavioral therapy to change negative thought patterns and enhance self-esteem
  • Relaxation training and stress management to reduce anxiety and stress 
  • Behavioral coaching to teach strategies for organizing home and work activities 
  • Job coaching or mentoring 
  • Family education and therapy

SOURCES:

Searight, R. , Nov. 1, 2000. American Family Physician

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

CDC: "Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Treatment."

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

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 21, 2018

SOURCES:

Searight, R. , Nov. 1, 2000. American Family Physician

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

CDC: "Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Treatment."

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

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 21, 2018

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