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ADHD Algorithm


What steps should clinicians take if psychopharmacologic treatments and school behavioral strategies are insufficient for managing a child with ADHD? We've all been there. ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, of course, affects millions of children and adolescents worldwide and can significantly impact focus, impulses, and engagement with friends.

Parents and caregivers need to understand the different kinds of medications and therapies that are available to help manage ADHD. In this podcast, Mara and I will explore the various treatment options for ADHD in children and discuss how to navigate the process of selecting more effective treatments.

Published On: 04/22/2024

Duration:  26 minutes, 43 seconds


Joshua Feder, M.D. Dr. Feder's Blog

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