Behavioral Treatments For ADHD: For Which Children Do They Work?
[Source: Medical X-Press]
A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), reports that certain children with ADHD should be given priority when it comes to behavioral treatment.
“Behavioral treatments are found to reduce symptoms of ADHD, tackle behavioral problems, and reduce functional impairment in children with ADHD. However, these treatments may not be equally effective for all children with ADHD, said first author Annabeth Groenman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Accare, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, and Research Institute Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam.
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