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Is there medication for reactive attachment disorder (RAD) treated?

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No medication can treat RAD itself. But doctors may sometimes may prescribe drugs to treat severe behavioral symptoms, such as extreme anger or problems sleeping.

From: Reactive Attachment Disorder WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: "Reactive Attachment Disorder."

MedlinePlus: "Reactive attachment disorder of infancy or early childhood."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: "Reactive Attachment Disorder."

MedlinePlus: "Reactive attachment disorder of infancy or early childhood."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

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